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Major rescue operation to save magpie

The magpie is brought down to safety. Picture: Andy Payton

27 July 2017

A bird had to be released after getting trapped in netting during a dramatic rescue involving firefighters.


More than 100,000 call for wildlife boss to quit

Michael Bax is said to allow pheasant shooting on his farm

27 July 2017

A Kent animal welfare protection officer has been called not a 'fit and proper person' to do the job for allowing hunting on his land.


Four legged friend fun at shopping centre

BGT finalists Lucy Heath and Trip Hazard

26 July 2017

Bark in the Park, a week of dog fun, has kickstarted. Here's all you need to know, including a special performance heading for the centre.


Ready? Get set for the holidays

There's some whacky races at Kent Life this summer holidays

26 July 2017

Set off on a wacky race this summer holidays with one Kent farming attraction's fortnight of fun.

Dino Live roars in to Kent

Dino Live comes to Tunbridge Wells' Royal Victoria Place

25 July 2017

Take a journey back in time to meet creatures who walked the Earth millions of years ago: it's this summer’s must-see experience, Dino Live.


Experts say an invasion of wasps will hit Kent this summer. Picture: Getty Images

25 July 2017

A mild winter means record numbers of wasps are to due to invade Kent this summer.


Horror of cat shot in eye

Shadow, before he was shot and injured

24 July 2017

A cat may be left blind after being shot by cruel thugs.


Sheep gets in sticky situation

The sheep got stuck in mud up to its shoulders

21 July 2017

A sheep had to be rescued after it became trapped in mud up to its shoulders.

PDSA Pet Hospital closed

The Pet Aid Hospital in Gillingham will be closed today

20 July 2017

A Pet Aid Hospital is closed and is accepting emergency cases only.

A weekend of wild adventure

Meet some birds of prey at Betteshanger Park in Deal

18 July 2017

Some close encounters of the feathered kind, wild cooking and foraging are all part of a Wild Weekend at a country park in the county.

Big cat seen prowling near play park

A lynx at Wildwood. Picture: Dave Butcher

18 July 2017

A large cat spotted close to a busy play park is reported to have been a metre long.


Puppies dying due to 'shocking' trade

French bulldogs are the most commonly smuggled breed of dog

18 July 2017

An animal charity is calling for urgent action after an investigation revealed pups are being smuggled in to England via Kent.


Dottie becomes life-saving watchdog

Diabetic Jack Hales, 11 and his detection dog, Dottie

17 July 2017

A Labrador that sniffs out low blood sugar has become a life-saver for her 10-year-old owner.


Walk-in thieves steal cat sanctuary money box

Kingsdown Cat Sanctuary's collection box was stolen from Animal House Veterinary Surgery in Deal. Clare Baumberg with two of the cats the good cause protects

16 July 2017

The owner of a cat sanctuary has condemned the actions of two heartless thieves who swiped a collection box raising money for vulnerable moggies.


Pupils rescue kitten dumped in bin

The rescued kitten

14 July 2017

A group of youngsters saved the life of an abandoned pet after hearing it meowing in distress outside their school.


Unflappable saviours come to swan’s rescue

The women who helped save the swan: Sarah O'Keefe, RSPB volunteer Anna, and Velta Lacis

12 July 2017

People sprang into action after an injured swan was spotted on a lake.


Are you out for the count?

The buddleia is commonly known as the butterfly bush

11 July 2017

It’s time to take nature’s pulse by counting beautiful butterflies, the colourful barometer of our environment

Eagle found after 300-mile flight

Rex has been found in Newcastle. Picture: Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation

10 July 2017

An eagle who went missing from a Kent wildlife park has been found... 300 miles away in Newcastle!


Search is on for missing eagle

Rex has gone missing from Eagle Heights in Eynsford. Pic: Eagle Heights Wildlife Foundation

08 July 2017

Worried staff at a wildlife foundation have issued an appeal to find a missing eagle.


Dave rustles some feathers

Dave the pink pigeon.

07 July 2017

Chris Dixon was quite puzzled when a rather colourful pigeon dropped down from the sky near to where he works.

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