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Daredevil tightrope cat saved

The cat was rescued by a team of UK Power Networks engineers.

06 September 2017

A cat stuck on top of a 30ft pole tried to tightrope his way across a live electricity wire before being rescued in a dramatic escape.

Cute new arrivals need names

One of the new cheetah cubs at Port Lympne exercises his lungs

05 September 2017

Keepers have released pictures of cheetah cubs and a lemur, born at animal parks over the summer, and appealed for help with picking their names.

Cow mooved off train line

Trains were able to get going again at 9am after the cow was moved

04 September 2017

Rail services were delayed this morning after a cow made its way on to the line.


Animal rescue team help horse back on its feet

Freddy struggles to get to his feet

03 September 2017

A team of specialists from Kent Fire and Rescue Service were called to a horse who couldn't quite make it back on four legs.


Horses rescued in motorway blaze

Two horses. File photo.

03 September 2017

Two horses were led to safety after their horsebox caught fire on a busy motorway today. (Stock pic)


Kitten influx means cattery is full

These adorable kittens, and many other cats, are looking for new owners

03 September 2017

The Kent branch of a famous animal home is urging people to consider adopting a cat after it was inundated with unwanted felines.


Walkers warned of algae danger

Leybourne Lakes

31 August 2017

Dog owners have been warned to keep their pets away from a popular lake over fears deadly algae may be present.

VIDEO: Cruel couple left dog chained in faeces

The kennel where Frances was rescued from. Photo: RSPCA

31 August 2017

A vile couple have been convicted of inflicting "deliberately callous cruelty" on a terrier found cowering in appalling conditions.


Fate of hamster killer hangs in balance

Fox admitted killing a hamster. Stock image

30 August 2017

A psychiatric report into a man who killed a pet by throwing it against a wall has revealed 'troubling issues', says a judge.


Owners putting pets in dangerous situations

Owners are being warned not to leave their dogs in cars. Library image

30 August 2017

Animal charity the RSPCA says owners are putting their pets in perilous situations in hot weather - with more than a dozen incidents in a week.


Family's horse brings home huge prize

Nakeeta in the winner’s enclosure after his victory

30 August 2017

A couple are celebrating after one of their horses came from the back of the field to win the most valuable handicap race in Europe.

Horse hit by car

Police were called to the scene. Stock image.

30 August 2017

A car hit a horse on a busy Kent road, causing delays for drivers.


Desperate plea to save abandoned puppy

Noel Fitzpatrick from Channel 4's The Supervet has said he will treat Coco

29 August 2017

An animal lover is hoping to raise thousands of pounds so TV vet Noel Fitzpatrick can save a deformed puppy found trapped in a fishing net.


Seal helped through rescue ordeal

The seal pup was rescued from Birchington Beach last night. Picture: Kent Fire and Rescue Service

25 August 2017

A young seal cub, which was stranded on a beach, had to be rescued by Kent firefighters after it was discovered by RSPCA workers.


Driver found dead after roundabout crash

The black Mercedes struck a lamppost at the junction with Finn Farm Road

24 August 2017

A driver crashed through a roundabout lamppost and continued driving - but was then found dead at the wheel 10 miles away.


Miracle dog to become TV star

Snoopy was so thin almost every bone in her body was visible

22 August 2017

A dog that has made a miraculous recovery after being found abandoned at the side of the road will appear on TV tonight.


Kent's dining nightmares

Pest control experts have been busy trying to get rodents away from restaurant and cafe kitchens. Picture: Thinkstock

22 August 2017

Customers have reported seeing rats, mice and cockroaches at some of the county's best-known pubs, bakery chains and restaurants.


Who's a clever boy then?

Eli with handler PC Ed Goldswain. Picture courtesy of Kent Police

21 August 2017

Police dog Eli tracked down a suspected drink driver who had fled from a crash scene and hidden among bushes at a motorway roundabout

Father and daughter accused of revenge attack

The English bull terrier was a rescue dog

20 August 2017

The owners of a dog which had to be put down after it was allegedly attacked by a man with a sword are facing charges of grievous bodily harm.

Horse dies after being hit by lorry

A screen was put up around the horse. Picture: Kent Police Roads.

17 August 2017

A horse has had to be put down after being hit by a lorry on the M25.

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