Archive for January, 2013

I absolutely love my job with the RSPCA inspectorate!

 Ferret in pen Leybourne Animal Centre © RSPCA photolibrary

My name is Liz Braidley I have worked for the RSPCA now for five years, first as an animal collection officer and now in my current role of animal welfare officer.

My work consists of a mixture of animal welfare work dealing with cruelty complaints, collections and rescue work. I have dealt with a variety of different animals from the normal cats and dogs to spiders, snakes and raccoons!

My main passions however are small animals mainly rabbits, ferrets and … continue reading ››

Meeting your cat’s welfare needs

Tabby cat © RSPCA photolibrary

Currently in the UK there are around eight million cats kept as pets.  They come in all shapes, sizes and breeds.  Cats are an extremely popular pet!

Make sure you know how to care for your cat properly -  the right care and attention will help your cat to live a long and happy life . On average a cat will live for about 14 years,  some may live for much longer.  And of course getting cat care right … continue reading ››

Planning an event? Remember fish aren’t party animals

Goldfish © istock photolibrary

You’ve planned your event, booked a venue and sent out the invitations.

Whether it’s a 21st Birthday party or a wedding reception, you’ve put your heart and soul into planning your party and you want it to be a success. A party everyone will remember.

Party favours and decorations

Little touches like party favours and table decorations can make all the difference to how people remember your party. Just be careful to ensure they give the right impression.

Here … continue reading ››