As a small branch of the RSPCA we don”t have the luxury of owning a large rehoming centre and so rely heavily upon our fosterers to help with temorarily providing a home for the animals in our care.
Fostering is great for anyone who would love a pet but can”t afford to keep one or for those who can only commite to short periods at a time.
It is ideal for families or individuals who wish to experience to joys of caring for a pregnant cat or one with new born kittens. Or for those who just wish to help rescue animals in need in thier local area. (more…)
The RSPCA is a unique rescue organisation as the animals in our care are seeking new homes after primarily being rescued from, neglect, abandonment or abuse. It is vital that the animals we home are ensured of new forever homes free from the threat of the same thing happening to them again, and that new owners have the facilities, time, financial means and commitment to offer their new pet.
Therefore all the animals in our care from the large to the small, from Horses to mice, all have a pre home visit carried out prior to being adopted, and then a follow up to ensure that all is going well in the new home, and that the whole family is happy with the new addition.
Volunteering is a rewarding and enjoyable way of supporting animal welfare work. It provides an opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of animals that come to the attention of the Branch. We place a high value on the support we receive from our volunteers as their help enables us focus our resources on assisting animals in need that come into our care.