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Ruff justice for pair after village burglary

PD Parker, right, pictured with his colleague PD Vinnie. Picture: Kent Police

21 September 2017

Two suspected burglars felt the full force of the paw after they were tracked down by Police Dog Parker and his human handler.

Fun runners take on charity Goaty Gallop

Claire and Graham Huggins doing the the annual 5km Goaty Gallop Buttercups Fun Run with three legs.

21 September 2017

A goat sanctuary is counting the cash raised during a 5km fun run and hope to buy new fencing.


Injured stray cat wins stay of execution

A badly limping stray was saved by two cat lovers

20 September 2017

A group of animal lovers are determined to save the life of a feline whose injuries were so bad a vet said he should be put down.


Rescue hero Smudge to turn on festive lights?

Smudge with his rewards

20 September 2017

A heroic dog is in the running to turn on a Kent town's Christmas lights after he sniffed out a missing hound during a walk.

Photographer snaps deer's escape from snarling wolf

Snarling fox goes after deer. Credit: SWNS

18 September 2017

A Kent photographer managed to capture the extraordianry moment a deer managed to get away from the clutches of a snarling wolf.

Dramatic photos emerge of 4x4 crash

A man was airlifted to hospital. Picture: Warren Cox

18 September 2017

New pictures have emerged after a man was left trapped by an off-road vehicle.


Not such a sssscary snake...

RSPCA inspectors were prepared to confront a snake. Stock pic.

18 September 2017

An RSPCA officer was shocked at what they found after being called out by a frightened woman to reports of a six foot snake.


Don’t be fooled by those big eyes – one bite could kill you!

The pygmy slow loris looks cute but can deliver a deadly bite. Picture: David Haring/Duke Lemur Center, North Carolina/Wikimedia Commons

17 September 2017

The pygmy slow loris is one of the fascinating animal at a two-year-old Kent zoo, and it has a pretty disgusting way of taking downs its victims.


Man charged as police investigate dead squirrel scam

A squirrel. Stock image

14 September 2017

A man has been charged following a police investigation into a scam involving a dead squirrel.

A pawfect day

Robbie the labrador takes on the ever-popular Splash 'n' Dash Picture: Matthew Walker

12 September 2017

The annual celebration of canine capers, Paws in the Park, comes to Kent this weekend. Here's what's set to get tails wagging.

Time running out to save dumped puppy

Cleo had been dumped in the road

12 September 2017

A campaign is underway to raise money that could spare the life of a dog which was thrown out of a van at the roadside.

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.

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