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‘Scream for help’: Abused kitten pulled from river

The RSPCA is investigating after an abused cat was rescued from a river in Adelaide.<p>The cat was pulled from the water overnight in Fulham in …

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Horrified shopper discovers 'world's deadliest spider in bunch of bananas from Asda'

A supermarket customer claims he found the 'world's deadliest spider' in a bunch of bananas he bought for his lunch.<p>Neil Langley, 52, had no idea the …

Costa Rica

RSCPA seizes dozens of animals from Gin Gin ‘designer pet’ operation

The RSPCA has removed more than 70 cats and dogs after a large breeding operation was uncovered in the Shire of Gin Gin.

Shih Tzu

Dead ponies discovered in ‘distressing’ state

<b>The bodies of two ponies have been found “in a distressing state” dumped on farmland in York.</b><p>A walker discovered the grey mare and young dark bay, …

Horses

Dog dies in hot car, two others rescued as RSPCA lashes out at 'stupid' owners

One dog has died and two others are recovering from potentially dangerous heat-stroke after being left in parked cars in Perth.<p>Passers-by spotted a …

SPCA

Dog lost eye after owner failed to get help

A DOG’S eye had to be removed when her owner failed to seek help from a vet because he had not paid his bill, a court has heard.<p>Terrance Christopher …

Pembrokeshire

Crow rescued by fire service after getting trapped in fishing line

RSPCA Cymru is reminding anglers to dispose of netting, lines and hooks after a crow was rescued after becoming entangled 25ft high up a tree.<p>The …

Wales

Dog dies in WA after being left in hot car

One dog has died and two others are recovering after two separate incidents of dogs being left in hot cars in Perth.

Two Maldon swans shot in head with crossbow bolts - BBC News

RSPCA<p>The swans are expected to make a full recovery<p>Two swans who were shot in the head with crossbow bolts were used as "target practice", the RSPCA has said.<p>The animals, believed to be a mother and cygnet, were found on a canal near Maldon Golf Club in Essex on Saturday alongside an empty packet …

SPCA

This Dog Came to the Shelter as a Walking Skeleton and Looks Totally Different Now (PHOTOS)

Some rescued dogs find their homes miraculously fast, sometimes even before they are ready for the change. But other dogs do not have it that easy …

SPCA

SPCA’s adoptable pet of the week: Sylvie a welcome addition to any home

The Saskatoon SPCA has many animals waiting to be adopted into loving homes.<p>As a regular feature, The Saskatoon StarPhoenix is teaming up with the …

Saskatoon

Scorned girlfriend: ‘Dog’s dead, how you like that?’

<b>A QUEENSLAND teenager has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty today after footage of her repeatedly kicking a dog went viral.</b><p>Claire Elizabeth West, 17, …

Crime

Some of the weirdest calls the RSPCA has received

<b>We know about the time-wasting calls to police, along the lines of ‘I just bought a kebab and it was cold’.</b><p>Now the RSPCA has revealed some of the …

SPCA

Christie signs bill stripping NJSPCA of its power

Kane in Your CornerMore>><p>Updated:Monday, January 15 2018 12:29 PM EST2018-01-15 17:29:56 GMT<p>Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law Monday …

New Jersey

Plastic horses and old baths: RSPCA reveals 2017 error calls

<b>A horse in a pub, a plastic equine mistaken for the real thing and an old bath</b> are among the calls made in error to the RSPCA last year.<p>In a bid to …

Horses

SPCA Monday: Colonel

<b>BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) —</b> The SPCA Serving Erie County brought a dog to News 4 on Monday.<p>Colonel is a 7-year-old Shepherd mix who is looking for a …

Buffalo

Woman charged with animal cruelty in Qld for kicking dog

A young woman has been banned from buying a dog for two years after she pleaded guilty to repeatedly kicking a dog and sharing a video of the attack …

Judiciary

Budgie house: RSPCA finds 359 uncaged birds flying around home after owner was taken ill

Officers from the RSPCA spent three days rescuing 359 uncaged budgies from a small house after the homeowner was taken to hospital.<p>The animal welfare charity is desperately trying to find new owners for the colourful birds, having been "inundated" by the huge number of them.<p>The charity was called …

Birds

Pregnant alpaca among three of the animals beaten to death on Buckinghamshire farm

The owners of an alpaca farm in Buckinghamshire have been left "heartbroken and devastated" after three of their animals were found brutally beaten …

SPCA

SPCA correct to nail deputy mayor

We welcome the move by the SPCA to bring criminal charges against the deputy mayor of the Mthonjaneni municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, following the …

News (South Africa)

Local doggies make good in Animal Planet's annual Puppy Bowl

VIRGINIA BEACH<p>Macchiato tried to jump on Bear’s back as the two played. Wasn't happening. Bear had too many moves, a juke to left then right before …

Hampton Roads

Dead Koala Found Attached To Pole With Screws In Australia

Looks can be deceptive. And this koala picture proved just that. At first look, the picture appears to portray the furry animal trying to climb up a …

World News

'Nothing we can do': RSPCA may not be able to prosecute koala death

The animal welfare organisation, which has responsibility for prosecuting crimes under the Animal Care and Protection Act, launched an investigation …

Animals

Charges laid after dog kicking video

A man has been charged with animal cruelty after he was captured on video appearing to kick a dog at a Gold Coast beach.<p>The man, believed to be the …

Judiciary

Pigeons had their necks sliced open and their legs cut off before they were dumped in a bag

The remains of 15 dead pigeons with their necks cut and their legs chopped off were found dumped in a bag at an allotment.<p>The “horrifying sight” of …

News (Wales)

Search for rare eagle-owl spotted in north Cardiff

RSPCA Cymru is searching for a rare eagle-owl in the north of Cardiff.<p>A resident in the Llanishen area of Cardiff told the RSPCA they were shocked to …

News (Wales)

Cockfighters in court after posting graphic videos online of blood-soaked birds fighting until they collapse

<b>Horrific videos of cockfighting posted on Facebook landed two men in court after they were caught allegedly bragging about the barbaric blood …

SPCA

Swan shot dead in air rifle attack

A swan has been fatally shot in a ‘cowardly and sadistic’ air gun attack.<p>The RSPCA has launched an investigation into the incident after two swans …

SPCA

Frightened and cold kitten dumped in alleyway believed to be 'unwanted Christmas present'

A "frightened and cold" kitten who was found dumped in an alleyway is believed to be an unwanted Christmas present.<p>The tortie kitten – thought to be …

News (Wales)

SPCA investigate dogs left loose on truck bed

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