Advice: Injured, trapped or sick stray or wild animals

(For pets, please see our separate advice; similarly, for healthy strays/wildlife, please see our separate advice.)

RSPCA Animal Collection Officers will collect sick, injured or trapped stray domestic and wild animals and birds, or those in danger. Cal the urgent advice line on 0300 1234 999 (24-hour helpline charged at national call rates). Remember that our national helpline receives thousands of urgent calls daily; they will attend to your request as soon as possible.

Please phone for advice before touching or moving fledglings, kittens or other young animals. Their mothers may be waiting for you to leave before coming for their young.


You can get specialist help from the National Fox Welfare Society on 01933 411 9966 or the Fox Project on 01892 545 468.

Contact us

For emergencies (eg. to report cruelty or sick/injured animals), call: 0300 1234 999

(Please be aware that our branch is unable to assist with reports of animal neglect and abuse, the number above is for the National Control Centre.)

To contact the branch office for other enquiries, you can:

Our postal address is:

RSPCA Central London
Box 145
2 Lansdowne Row
London W1J 6HL