Hi, I’m Ruth Coxon. I became an RSPCA inspector because I love animals and I love a challenge, which you certainly get in this job.
A while back I was sent to a property in County Durham to serve a summons to a couple who were being prosecuted about a Labrador that had a skin condition.
The woman at the property immediately became enraged and began to shout and swear at me. She then grabbed a heavy ashtray off the … continue reading ››
I’m Susan Haywood and I’ve been an RSPCA inspector for seven years.
I have three cats, three rabbits and four chickens. One of my cats was found as a kitten tied up in a carrier bag under a children’s playground slide.
He had such a bad infection in his eyes that they both had to be removed – so he’s completely blind. I named him Stevie and he gets around fine now. He is a perfectly happy little cat.
On … continue reading ››
My name is Trevor Walker, I work for the RSPCA who are dedicated to protecting animals from cruelty.
There are no two days the same in my job – there are so many animals out there who need to be rescued – and I refuse to let those who will commit violence intimidate me and prevent me from doing my job.
Threatened with a claw hammer
On one occasion I was attending the address of a known offender, who had … continue reading ››