Bridlington, Driffield & District Branch
Bridlington, Driffield & District Branch

 

If you would like to give us a donation to help support our work with rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming unwanted and abandoned animals, please click on the Just Giving link below. 

Thank you very much for your support. It is really appreciated.

 

Our charity shop on Quay Road in Bridlington has now closed. The shop floor area is quite small and we are unable to put safe social distancing measures in place to protect customers, volunteers and staff. We also have nowhere to store donated goods for 48 hours before we can deal with them.

This is a huge disapointment to our Branch and the decision was not taken lightly but in view of the current situation with the Coronavirus pandemic we feel we did not have a choice.

 

The branch trustees and volunteers are still working extremely hard dealing with animals in need and rehoming is going extremely well under the circumstances. Extensive guidelines were issued by DEFRA to allow the rehoming of animals and all these guidelines have been put in place to protect everyone involved in animal welfare and rehoming.

 

We would like to thank everyone who has supported our charity shop in the past by whatever means and we hope that at some point in the future we will have a presence in the town again.

 

 Forthcoming Events for 2021

 

We now have some fundraising events booked in outside venues!

 

Wednesday 12th May - Stalls in South Cliff Gardens, Bridlington

Wednesday 26th May - Stalls in South Cliff Gardens, Bridlington

Wednesday 16th June - Stalls in South Cliff Gardens, Bridlington

Wednesday 30th June - Stalls in South Cliff gardens, Bridlington

Sunday 18th July - Stalls in South Cliff gardens, Bridlington

Wednesday 28th July - Stalls in South Cliff Gardens, Bridlington

Sunday 1st August - Stalls at Lions Carnival, Bridlington

Wednesday 11th August - Stalls in South Cliff Gardens, Bridlington

Wednesday 25th August - Stalls in South Cliff Gardens, Bridlington

 

If you wish to support us, you could join our local Branch Lottery for £1 a week or join our "Friends" and give us a small monthly/quarterly donation. Any offer of support will be really appreciated.

Please email anything you are interested in doing to:

rspca.bridlington@hotmail.co.uk

 

The winning lottery numbers for March are

1st 025

2nd 050

3rd 012

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Hedgehogs

 

Hedgehogs in gardens can be fed on dog food or cat food, but not ones containing fish, and given water to drink until they hibernate. Under no circumstances should they be given milk as this can make them really ill or worse. Piles of fallen leaves and small twigs are ideal for them to hibernate over winter in gardens.

 

Please do not use netting in your gardens or allotments as hedgehogs get trapped in it. We have had many casualties taken to the vets that have been trapped in netting, some of them in a really bad way and some who despite everyones best efforts have sadly not made it.

 

Hedgehogs should not normallybe out and about in daylight. It is a sign that they are in trouble. Hedgehogs can be taken to our local vets for checking over and given any necessary treatment. They will then go to Jane, our hedgehog volunteer, or another hedgehog rescue.

 

Please see our designated hedgehog page for more information. 

 

 

Every cat that comes into our care has a full health check including being tested for FELV/FIV if appropriate. This is really important and especially so if going into a household that has existing cats. All cats are treated for worms and fleas. Our cats are given treatment for fleas and ticks that last for 3 months. With the exception of young kittens all cats are neutered and micro-chipped prior to adoption. Adopters of young kittens are given a voucher to cover the cost of neutering when the kitten is old enough. All this treatment costs our local branch over £120 for a male cat & £160 for a female. We keep cats in our care for a minimum of 3 weeks until they have been given both vaccinations. It costs £37 a week to board a cat so add that to the veterinary care makes the total cost in excess of £260 even if a cat is lucky enough to find a new home straightaway. Sometimes cats can spend many months in our care before they find their forever home. Many cats also need extra veterinary care, (not many come in in tip top condition!)such as dental treatment.

If you are looking to adopt a cat please look at the lovely pictures on our cats looking for new homes page, download and complete the Perfect Match form or ring 07712459857 for more information on cats and kittens.

 

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Registered Charity Number

232212

Contacts

RSPCA Cruelty & Advice Helpline

0300 1234999

This number is available from  7am -10pm 7 days a week

 

Report Cruelty on line

 

Get help and advice about animals from the national website

 

Correspondence Address

RSPCA

60 Moor Lane

Carnaby

Bridlington

YO16 4UU

 

To adopt a dog or bird

01377 240325

 

To adopt a cat 

07712459857

 

To adopt a rabbit or other small animal

07850190397

 

General Enquiries

07712478436

(This number is not to report animal cruelty - please ring the RSPCA helpline 03001234999 for this)

 

Bridlington Charity Shop

Our charity shop has closed. Please ring one of the other phone numbers with your enquiry.

 

Bridlington Fund Raising

Enquiries to our email address

 

Driffield Fund Raising

01377 252361

Dog Warden (East Riding)

01482 393939

 

email

rspca.bridlington@hotmail.co.uk

 

(Please do not leave urgent concerns about cruelty on this e-mail address as it is not manned all day. Ring concerns through to the RSPCA helpline 0300 1234999 which is available from 7am to 10pm 7 days a week

 

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