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Corporate Friend

Become a Corporate Friend We know that there are many smaller and local businesses who wish to support our work but who might not be in a position to commit to a high-value, long…

Cat Intake Room

We have spent the last couple of months refurbishing our cat intake room and we are so proud and pleased of the result! Have a read of how you all made this possible
Our cat intake room is an area in which new cats are placed when they first arrive to undergo their assessments, determine their health status and stay until they are available for…

Respect for Rabbits

Rabbits are the third most popular pet in the UK, but sadly also the most neglected. How can you make sure your bunnies are happy and healthy?
There are an estimated 1.7 million rabbits kept as pets in the UK - after cats and dogs they are the third most popular pet we keep. However, they are also the most neglected domes…

What To Do When You Find A Stray Cat

Some useful steps to follow when you believe you have found a stray cat
We get multiple phone calls and messages every week from members of public reporting stray cats that they have found. Whilst we appreciate that these are well-meaning and people ar…

5 Reasons Why A Rescue Dog Will Be Your Best Friend

Everybody knows that a dog is man's best friend, but there are some reasons why rescue dogs make extra special friends!
Everybody knows that a dog is man's best friend, but there are some reasons why rescue dogs make extra special friends! They're grateful Sometimes rescue dogs have come from ve…

Success Stories Page Three

Animals Happy in Their New Homes! Have a read of more heart-warming stories Princess (now Patty) - Adopted August 2014 Princess was a special little dog with lots of love to gi…

Evan Almighty

Could you offer a home to Evan the cat? Here you can read his story and see if you think he could be the kitty for you.
Evan arrived at Derby RSPCA on the 12th of April 2014. He was brought into the centre in the back of an RSPCA Inspector's van, in a wire cat carrier with an injured paw, looking fo…

Growing Up With A Dog

Dogs and children communicate very differently, but they can be great friends and help children develop kindness and a sense of responsibility. Have a read of the guidelines National RSPCA have provided
Everybody who has grown up with a dog knows what wonderful companions they can make for children. They're your comforter, best friend and playmate all rolled into one furry package…

Black Cat Blues

Our centre sees hundreds of black cats dumped every year, and they are the hardest to rehome. Could you help?
In 2013, Abbey Street Animal Rehoming Centre rehabilitated and rehomed a whopping 339 cats. Whilst most of these will have stayed in the centre for a couple of weeks and found thei…

Misconceptions About Rescue Animals

Sometimes people are put off adopting animals due to one reason or another. This post combats some of the common misconceptions we hear about rescue animals.
When it's time to bring an animal into your family, you may start to think about whether to go to a breeder, or to a rescue centre. Adopting a rescue animal is one of the most rewa…