Chilli the Sausage dog pictured with dog fosterer
March is the beginning of the kitten season - the first one we'll have dealt with - so we expect to be inundated with calls and fosterers
come into their own.
The kittens, aged between five and seven weeks, are now being cared for by one of the charity's fosterers
- but the discovery was soon followed by even more kittens being abandoned.
Or even a respite carer, stepping in when fosterers
go on holiday?
The organisation, which has 50 fosterers
, looks after rescue cats and some rescued dogs.
In those circumstances, a dog might be with the RSPCA for a long time, so kennels are not an ideal place for them to live, and placing them with a fosterer
means a space for another dog that needs somewhere to go.
RSPCA animal care assistant at Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre Abbie Griffith, along with RSPCA fosterer
Emma Nesfield, are caring for the demanding litter which have been named Brenda, Angelica, Roxy, Johnny, Pinker, Willow, Snippet and Spud.
The kittens soon got adopted, but mum Holly languished with her fosterer
in New Oscott, Chris Sherwin.
If you have a spare room and would be interested in becoming a fosterer
please contact the AlexDarwell@rspca-halifax.
Maureen Franklin, their fosterer
, said: "You just have to give them time and lots of love.
wales RSPCA animal care assistant at Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre, Abbie Grith, and RSPCA fosterer
Emma Neseld, have been caring for the demanding litter.
Christmas will involve Val, our adult cat fosterer
, going out no matter the weather, cleaning out pens, emptying litter trays, feeding, grooming and most important of all, spending time giving each cat lots of love and attention and its own little Christmas gift.