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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA)


The charitable objects of the RSPCA are to promote kindness and to prevent or suppress cruelty to animals and to do all such lawful acts as the Society may consider to be conducive or incidental to the attainment of those objectives.

Principal activities

The RSPCA has a national network and around 186 Branches in England and Wales. The RSPCA has a field force of about 475 inspectors and animal collection officers who respond to around 1.6 million phone calls reporting cruelty or lost and abandoned animals. The Society re-homes just under 100,000 animals a year through its network of 53 animals centres and provides treatment for animals of those who cannot afford it and wildllife through a network of seven hospitals and 47 clinics. The Society campaigns and published educational material on a wide range of animal welfare issues across all species. The society also has a network of education officers who visit schools and teach over 250,000 children about animal welfare. The RSPCA International Department assists welfare societies overseas to help them attain higher welfare standards.

Membership 50,000

Wilberforce Way
W Sussex RH13 9RS

Hours HQ 09.00 - 17.00
National line 24 hours
Tel HQ 08700 101181
National line 08705 555999
Enquiries 08703 335999
Fax 08707 530048  
Publications on cats for the public
Cats and kittens
Feral cats - the facts
Welfare and neutering of feral cats
Giving an RSPCA cat a good home
Cats are also included in various other leaflets

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