News and Updates

One Fun Day goes Virtual!

Join the RSPCA Northamptonshire Branch for a virtual pet show to raise money for animals   Event is part of the RSPCA’s Virtual One Fun Day on 14 June The RSPCA Northamptonshire Branch is inviting pet-owners to get involved with a Virtual Home Pet Show in June to raise more money for animals in Northamptonshire. The event is being held as part of the charity’s Virtual One Fun Day, which is taking place simultaneously across the network of RSPCA branches and animal centres [...]


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Do you have an emergency pet care plan?

We’re encouraging owners to make a plan for their pet during the Coronavirus outbreak, to make sure animals get the care they need in an emergency. We’re asking owners to fill in an emergency pet care form and display this visibly in their home to ensure that, should the worst happen, there will be someone there to care for their pet. Make sure your pets have someone to look after them Dr Samantha Gaines, head of the National RSPCA companion animals department, said: ‘Although no [...]


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*** CORONAVIRUS UPDATE ***

***CORONAVIRUS UPDATE*** Following the UK Government announcement made on Monday 23rd March, we must close to the public until further notice. This means that we cannot accept animals from the public, and are looking after existing animals in our care, and new animals brought in via our animal rescue teams. If you have animal welfare concerns, please call our national cruelty line for advice: 0300 1234 999. If you have a badly injured stray or wild animal please call your local vet for [...]


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Baloo the kitten and the Earplug

Baloo the kitten thought it would be a good idea to eat an earplug for dinner…. unfortunately his little body didn’t like his choice and he ended up in a lengthy surgery to remove it from his intestines. The ‘tasty’ earplug in question can be seen here to the left. He managed to swallow it whole! Baloo clearly hasn’t learnt his lesson and is still trying to snack on inappropriate ‘food’   Because lucky Baloo recovered so quickly he is already up for [...]


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This Spring join us for the Great British Spring Clean!!

This year the Great British Spring Clean is between Friday 20th March until Monday 13th April! Join a litter pick in your area, start your own litter pick with your family and friends or join ours on Saturday 4th April at Billing Parish. All kit, gloves and bags are provided if you join one of our litter picks – or you could just go out with the kids one morning and see how much you can collect yourself. Every piece collected [...]


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Opal the dog needs a new home!

Opal is a Shepherd cross Staffordshire Bull Terrier who is around 18 months old. A sweet natured girl she really is a very well trained dog who is good with commands and walks well on the lead. Opal is looking for an adult only home. Opal has not had a great start in life and has already had three homes, unfortunately a lot of this is due to her treatment in her past which has resulted in her having trust issues [...]


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RSPCA Christmas Raffle 2019 is here!!!

Our top prizes for this years raffle include Spa day for 2 including lunch and 25 min treatment in Daventry £160 Photo shoot for you and your family Afternoon tea vouchers at 3 top establishments within Northamptonshire Designer toiletries and gift hampers £150 Jewellery set from Michael Jones jewellers Wine! (& Gin!) Meal for 2 including a bottle of wine at The Greyhound, Milton Malsor plus Christmas gifts, more toiletries, hampers and plenty more to choose from!! To be in with a chance to win get your tickets [...]


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A kind word…

Our small local branch relies upon volunteers, donations and Northamptonshire supporters to keep us going! This month we want to say a massive thank you to this amazing family who hosted their very own Charity Garden Party back in August. A huge amount of work and dedication went into hosting this party which raised us £1250!!! Here with their rescue cats ‘Rudi & Hamish’ enjoying the day – we couldn’t do it without you, thank you Heidi & Alex 🙂


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Give As You Live

Want to help us raise even more for FREE? Well, now you can just by shopping via Give as you Live Online! When you shop at over 4,300 top stores including John Lewis & Partners, Expedia and Marks & Spencer via Give as you Live Online, they’ll turn a percentage of your spend into free funds for us! Simply sign up, search for the retailer and start shopping. It’s that simple! Get started today! https://www.giveasyoulive.com/join/rspcanorthamptonshire


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Happy Tails!

We do love a happy ending…. it’s why our team work so hard every day to make sure that cats like Lemony Snikett get the home that they deserve. Lemony was adopted last month and is currently enjoying his new life as you can see from his pictures 🙂               Ash the dog had been in kennels for over 4 months before he was adopted 🙁 Although Ash did not enjoy kennel life he was always happy and full of energy. He was [...]


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