Category Archives: Cats

‘Stan & Ollie’ Movie Could Deliver Forever Homes for Cat Double Act

Two cats named after a famous comedy duo hope today’s launch of a new movie could aid their search for a new forever home. Stanley Laurel and Oliver Hardy are brother cats, and currently based at the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal … Continue reading

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RSPCA’s Top 20 Rescues of 2018

More than 1m calls are made to the RSPCA each year to report animals in need of help – here the charity reflects on some of the most surprising and unusual! RSPCA officers never know what they might face when … Continue reading

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From Portly Pooches to Healthy Hounds – Two Dogs Share UK’s ‘Biggest Loser’ Crown

Two formerly obese dogs have been named joint pet slimmers of the year in 2018’s PDSA Pet Fit Club competition – after both shedding a quarter of their bodyweight – an incredible 18.8kg (equivalent to a Beagle*)! Every year vet … Continue reading

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18-year-old Cat Finds Retirement Home With Kent Couple

A blind, senior cat who has reached the grand old age of 126-YEARS-OLD in human years has finally found a home to spend her retirement. At 18-years-old and completely blind, black cat Isabella spent months in RSPCA care patiently waiting … Continue reading

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Councils Need More Funds Or Animals Could Suffer, Warns RSPCA

The RSPCA is warning that animals could suffer as councils are being expected to deliver more welfare work with no extra money. Cash-strapped councils are legally obliged to run stray dog services, care for pets belonging to owners in hospital, … Continue reading

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Does Your Pet Have The XMAS Factor?

We’re searching for the most festive of pets for our #PetXmasFactor competition. You can win a 3D sculpture of YOUR pet (literally, any pet, from cat to iguana!) designed by 3D printing specialists Arty Lobster. Arty Lobster’s highly skilled artists … Continue reading

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Leave a Gift to Help Animals in Need this Giving Tuesday

It cost more than £200,000 to feed the dogs in RSPCA care last year. This is why the RSPCA is highlighting the importance of legacies this Giving Tuesday (November 27). Giving Tuesday is the time of year when we are … Continue reading

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‘Animal VC’ Celebrates 75th Anniversary

To mark the milestone 75th anniversary of the PDSA Dickin Medal* – the animals’ Victoria Cross – vet charity PDSA has, for the first time ever, gathered animal and Armed Forces representatives to commemorate the actions of the Medal’s recipients  … Continue reading

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Fireworks Petition Backed by 358,000 People Handed in to UK Government

Fireworks campaigners today handed in a petition backed by 358,000 people, calling on the government to restrict their use – to protect pets and other animals. The RSPCA and FAB Firework Abatement UK today visited the Office for Product Safety … Continue reading

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Compassionate Travel: A Guide for Animal Lovers in Japan

By Kylie Goldstein, travel writer for Tourist Japan As most animal lovers already know, Japan is a haven for feline-friends, from cat cafes to entire cat islands, there are endless options to enjoy those cute kitties. Beyond this, Japan is … Continue reading

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