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Our special appeals feature just some of our long-stay animals in need of new homes.

Often these are the animals who have, through no fault of their own, been overlooked by potential owners and as a result may have spent some time in RSPCA care.

Read their appeals and you could find your perfect match.


Filed under Dogs

VinnieHe might not be able to hear you, but this handsome pooch will feel your love all the same…

Vinnie is currently in the care of our Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Branch. And at eight-years-old, he’s at that point in life where he should be secure in the knowledge that he has a family who loves him and a home in which to lay his proverbial hat – regrettably this is not the case. This Labrador cross instead finds … continue reading ››


Filed under Cats

Patch the cat

Patch is currently in the care of our Hants and surrey border branch, and comes from a multi cat home. All the other cats that we had from that home have now been rehomed, but Patch is still waiting patiently for his forever loving home.

He’s a cautious cat to start with and he tends to stay in his bed when people visit, so he is overlooked all the time, but when you open his pen’s door and you … continue reading ››

Tommy and Podge

Filed under Cats


Tommy and Podge are ten-year-old brothers in the care of our Millbrook Animal Centre in Chobham, Surrey. They came to us as part of the Home For Life scheme – sadly their owner had passed away. They’re now some of our longest staying cats and we’re desperate for them to find a loving home to spend their days in.


They’re gorgeous brothers who’ve always lived together and seem to get on really well so are looking for a new home … continue reading ››


Filed under Rabbits


Opal is a young male rabbit who came into the car of our Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre with a number of other rabbits as a baby. This sadly means that he’s grown up in our care so we’re keen to find him a home soon. He’s been vaccinated, microchipped and neutered.

As you can see Opal is a long haired rabbit who will need regular grooming, a quick comb through daily with a more thorough groom twice a week would be … continue reading ››


Filed under Dogs


This handsome gent is Bruce, he’s a four-year-old crossbreed who’s currently residing in a Sheffield branch foster home.

He’s super friendly and affectionate with people but sadly negative  experiences in the past have left him with a few anxieties he needs help with. He’s very anxious around other animals and he’ll sometimes bark and growl around them when he feels frightened and nervous.

He’s done a lot of work so far at the centre and has made amazing progress, but … continue reading ››