The RSPCA reveals its most bizarre rescues across the region in 2021, from a sheep scoring an own goal to a snake in the fireplace

Animal welfare charity the RSPCA has revealed a list of the most bizarre rescues its inspectors in the north have been called to in the past year.

In 2021, 281,390 incidents were reported to the charity’s frontline teams via its emergency hotline, with 71,638 in the North, including helping lots of animals who got themselves into rather sticky situations. Luckily, they all had happy endings. Here the RSPCA reveals its top rescues of 2021 across the North.

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