Stories

A selection of RSPCA approved stories about animals, animal welfare and the RSPCA.


Jasmine’s Story

Jasmine's Story - Photo of Jasmine the dog

A true story. Jasmine was found in 2003 abandoned, malnourished and clearly abused in Warwickshire, England. After her health was restored and her trust won, she became the animal sanctuary’s…


RSPCA Farm Animals

RSPCA Farm Animals - A goat chewing some hay

Learn about farm animals and have fun with the RSPCA! Learn about the different types of farm animals and what they need to be healthy and happy in this fun little story featuring some of…


A Family Dog’s Story

A Family Dog's Story - Photo of a sleeping golden retriever

An older, tired-looking dog wandered into my yard.? I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home and was well taken care of.? He calmly came over to me…


Holly’s Story

Holly's Story - Photo of Holly the dog with her owner

‘Holly’s story’ is a story about a happy dog who lives with her friend Natalie. The story focuses on our responsibilities in caring for pets and what dogs…


Story of a dog named Penny

Penny's Story - Photo of Penny the dog

‘Penny’s story’ is a story about a happy dog who came to the RSPCA as a stray. The story focuses on our responsibilities in caring for pets and what dogs…


Pingu & Humbug Get A New Home

Pingu & Humbug Get A New Home - Photo of a black cat with tags

Our names are Pingu and Humbug, we are very lucky cats…but it wasn’t always that way…When we were only four weeks old our mum disappeared. We were very small. We were very…


Activity: Rosie’s Story

Rosies Story - Photo of a big fluffy white cat

Meet Rosie the cat through this fun narrated story. You can read along and listen to the narration to learn all about what makes Rosie a happy and healthy cat.


RSPCA Ratties

RSPCA Ratties - Photo of three cute rats

We are the friendly rats of the RSPCA barn. Our special home has three levels. We have lots of room to run around and play.


Activity: I rescued a human today

Activity: I rescued a human today - Photo of a chocolate lab

A story that makes a great activity for your students about a dog at an animal shelter who finds a human in need and “rescues” her. Story by Janine Allen.


Dogs Have Feelings Too

Dogs Have Feelings Too - Illustration of a boy hugging a dog

What makes you happy? How can we tell if our friend is happy? What about our pets? Do
animals feel things just like us? Find out in “Dogs Have Feelings Too”!