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Saying Goodbye to 2014

Like every year, this has been one of ups and downs! Have a look at what we've achieved this year, with your help
2014 has been a busy year for us! Here at the Centre unfortunately there are always animals in need of our help. Every year sees more and more dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and small … http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/saying-goodbye-2014/

An RSPCA Christmas Tale

Have a read about Christmas Day here at the Centre!
Christmas is a time when people indulge their pets in all sorts of extravagant presents, pet stores have aisles of weird and wonderful present ideas for all types of animals. But w… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/rspca-christmas-tale/

The Mews: 15th to 21st December

Have a read of all the Mews from the Centre this past week from Sir Felix Purrington himself.
Miaowy Greetings everybody and Merry Christmas!!!  Only 3 days to go until the most purrrfect day of the year! How will you be spending yours? Myself and Mrs Purrington are havin… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/mews-15th-21st-december/

Keeping Small Animals Warm this Winter

This winter make sure you don't forget about your small animals - they need extra special care in the colder months!
As the nights draw in and the temperatures drop many of us will be spending the evenings cozied up by the fire with the dog, or cat and watching TV with a mug of hot chocolate. Whi… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/keeping-small-animals-warm-winter/

One Animal Care Assistant and Her Dog

One of our Animal Care Assistants talks about how easy it is to fall in love with animals at the Centre, and what she did when she just couldn't walk away from one loveable little puppy
Whenever I am talking to a member of public about the animals at the Centre, the one question I get asked the most is “Don’t you just want to take them all home?!” Of course my rep… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/one-animal-care-assistant-and-her-dog/

The Mews: 8th to 14th December

Read all about the happenings at the Centre from Sir Felix Purrington himself!
Miaowy Greetings folks! Headlines The Derby Street Collection, one of the Centre's annual fundraisers, was held on Saturday and raised over £500! Thank you to all the volunteer… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/mews-8th-14th-december/

Rosie Just Wants Love

Despite her difficult past Rosie has the most loveable personality and an unending affection for people. Is she the dog for you?
Rosie had a very difficult time before she came to us. Her owners locked her in a room and moved out of the property. She was all alone in one room for around two weeks before she … http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/rosie-just-wants-love/

The Mews: 1st to 7th December

Read all about the happenings at the Centre from Sir Felix Purrington
Miaowy Greeting everybody! Here's your weekly Mews Report. Headlines On the morning of Tuesday 2nd December two dogs were tied up outside the Centre. The staff believe that t… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/mews-1st-7th-december/

Can You Give Our Animals a Christmas to Remember?

Sadly not every animal will have a loving home this Christmas. There will be many animals who will be spending their Christmas in a kennel or cat pod - help us to make their Christmas bright this year
Sadly not every animal will have a loving home this Christmas. There will be many animals who will be spending their Christmas in a kennel or cat pod. Lots of our animals have had … http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/can-you-give-our-animals-christmas-remember/

Basil Deserves the Best

Poor Basil has spent far too long without a loving family of his own. Could he be the dog for you?
Poor Basil the lurcher cross has been desperately seeking a home of his own for almost three years. Basil was part of a case when he was a very young dog - that meant that he was u… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/basil-deserves-best/

"Mum, can I have a puppy for Christmas?"

These words will be familiar to many parents across the country. But this post discusses why it's a bad idea to give in to demands
Around this time of year lots of little boys and girls are writing their Christmas lists to their parents and to Santa. They may want the latest fad, traditional lego or something … http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/mum-can-i-have-puppy-christmas/

The Mews: 24th to 30th November

Read all about the happenings from the Centre over the past week from Sir Felix Purrington himself
Miaowy Greeting everybody! And happy December! I just can't believe how quickly this year has flown by (although I do say that every year). The staff at the Centre are slowly gett… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/mews-24th-30th-november/

Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving back! How will you take part?
#GivingTuesday began in 2012 in America, as a way to create a day to give back, after the indulgence of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It's an opportunity for people to give to the… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/12/giving-tuesday/