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World Spay Day – 23rd February

World Spay Day is here and it’s more important than ever that the benefits of Spaying and Neutering are made clear.

If you haven’t yet had your cat or dog neutered whether it be due to finances, time, or because you’ve been told you don’t need to, we would like to help!

We are strong believers in animals being neutered as soon as possible to avoid health problems later in life, unwanted litters when there are so many animals without homes already, or frustrating behavioural issues.

That’s why we are jumping on board this World Spay Day and running two separate promotions!

Please see the poster for all the details.

Valentine’s Photo Competition

Just feline the love?

Join our Valentine’s Day pet photo competition!

Be they furry or feathery, young or old, celebrate the pawsome love in your life with our new pet photo competition.

Open to all pets

Simply send us your photos for the classes below and donate £2 per entry per class

  • Young love – the cutest babies
  • Best Friends Forever – the special love between animals and their human friends
  • Perfect couple – a pair of beautiful pets
  • Hey, good lookin’ – just gorgeous
  • Senior moments – older but still got that lovin’ feeling

Closing date for entries: midnight on Sunday 14 February 2021

Prizes for each category winner. Winning photos will be put on our website, Facebook or in our Branch newsletter.

If you would be willing to display a poster for us, please download it here.

All monies raised will help support our vital animal welfare work.

We’ve been truly touched by the offers of support we’ve received in these difficult times, to help us make sure our animals remain safe and well. This competition is just the latest way we are trying to raise money for our animals – if you would like to enter, it will make a difference – thank you.

Valentine’s Photo Competition now closed

Our Valentine’s Photo Competition has now closed. Many thanks to all the people who entered, many of whom donated much more than the £2 entry fee.

Our category judges will be hard at work – and given how gorgeous all the entries are, their task will not be an easy one.

We will notify the winners before the end of February and all the winning entries will be on our website and Facebook about the same time.

Thank you!

We all hope you had a lovely Christmas day!

We’d like to say a massive thank you to our supporters who donated goodies to all our animals to make their day just as special as any other. They certainly got spoilt with new toys and treats!

Whilst we made the animals at our centre a day as special as can be, we tried to go that extra mile and some even spent their Christmas in a home with our staff.

Disclaimer: We won’t be taking any enquiries about the dog featured in this post at this time. He is currently still under assessment and undergoing some training. He also cannot be rehomed whilst under Tier 4 restrictions.

Save the Date: RSPCA Quiz Night Sat 25th April

On Sat 25th April we will be holding our first Fun Quiz Night of the year at St. Michael’s Church Centre, Martlesham Heath and we really hope you can join us!

Still lots of time to organise your teams and get some practice in! Why not come along and have a fun night with friends or family, while raising money for local animals in need.

Please see our Events Page for more!

RSPCA Suffolk East and Ipswich Virtual Quizzes!

In conjunction with Virtual Quiz Events for Fundraisers we are hosting 2 online fundraiser quiz events as part of “February Fundraising”.

The online fundraisers mean you are able to support us and play your quizzes from the comfort of your home.  Taking just 15 minutes to play, with cash prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd placed quizzers, all while fundraising for our Branch.

To find out more, please click here

We are Recruiting!

We have three great new job opportunities at our Animal Centre in Martlesham and are looking for the following team members:

  1. A part-time Animal Care Assistant to help with our Small Animals
  2. A full-time Animal Care Assistant to help in our Cattery and
  3. A full-time Animal Care Assistant Apprentice (Level 2) to help in our Small Animal Team

For further details and how to apply please go to


 Good luck!