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2010-04-19 02:00:00

LONDON, April 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The animal lovers at Jackpotjoy (http://www.jackpotjoy.com) have offered to donate GBP1 to the RSPCA for every player who buys four tickets for one of their special RSPCA week Bingo games! Get more info on the games by visiting http://www.jackpotjoy.com/promotions/current RSPCA week runs between the 26th of April and the 2nd of May 2010 and the site are offering three Charity Bingo games a day in their all new Pub Room, at 9am, 1pm and 6pm.

2009-05-01 18:45:36

An Australian magistrate sentenced a man who pleaded guilty to stabbing his wife's dog to attend anger management counseling. Peter Atkinson, 49, of Brisbane, pleaded guilty Friday to animal cruelty in Beenleigh Magistrate's Court and was sentenced to attend anger management counseling -- in addition to completing 75 hours of community service and 18 months of probation -- the Brisbane Courier-Mail reported Friday. Atkinson admitted to throwing a knife at the dog -- a female malamute --...

2009-04-19 00:37:58

Rescuing seven cows from a muddy English estuary turned out to be a complicated operation involving 20 firefighters and two hovercraft, officials said. By the time the firefighters arrived Friday afternoon, some of the cows were buried up to their necks in mud, the BBC reported.

2009-01-26 13:48:56

A British couple said a raccoon they spotted sleeping in a tree behind their house was captured by an animal rescue officer. David Webber, 71, and his wife, Ena, said they initially thought the animal was a cat after they saw it while bird watching behind their Christchurch, England, home during the weekend, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. Well, cats and birds don't go together so I fired the water gun at it and its little face came out and it just looked at me and said, in no uncertain...

2008-09-23 18:00:22

By Antony Worrall Thompson THIS week is RSPCA Freedom Food Farm Animal Week. The charity wants us all to think more about where our meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products come from and persuade us to choose welfare- friendly products such as those labelled with their Freedom Food logo.

2008-08-18 18:00:23

A STRANDED goose ruffled a few feathers yesterday when fire crews had to rescue it from a lake. Passers-by watched as the bird was pulled from the Walton Hall Park lake by a fire crew from Croxteth Fire Station and an RSPCA officer.

2008-07-06 09:00:14

:: ANIMAL WELFARE A former falconry centre that supplied owls for a Harry Potter film is being investigated by the RSPCA after concerns were raised about the welfare of the birds kept there.

2006-02-07 07:59:44

LONDON (Reuters) - The National Farmers Union said on Tuesday it is to mount a legal challenge to British government plans to introduce pre-movement testing of cattle later this month in a bid to tackle bovine tuberculosis.


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