Melissa Kite Melissa Kite

The fanatical RSPCA behaves like an FBI for the countryside. Who will stop it?

The Daily Telegraph’s excellent interview with the head of the Countryside Alliance today tells us what many people in the countryside have known for a long time: that the RSPCA has become a malign organisation. I wrote my own expose of the ‘charity’ in February this year in which I compared it to J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI.

More and more people are realising that the RSPCA is a powerful group of snoopers who seem to exist for nothing so much as to further their own power. The RSPCA is really now so political it should not be able to call itself a charity and it should not carry the Royal prefix when it loathes everything the Queen does in her spare time — hunting, shooting, fishing, going to the races, and so on. I am amazed Her Majesty has not told them where to go.

If you want to experience the weird and twisted world of the RSPCA, just pick up the phone and call them now. Their helpline asks you first if you want to report a dead or injured badger. That’s a little protest against official government policy, the badger cull, you understand. The long, rambling list of options goes on and on until eventually you are offered the chance to report a case of domestic animal abuse.
But you would be forgiven for thinking it really isn’t interested in animal welfare.
The RSPCA is a political lobbying group, a militant animal rights pressure group that exists to push an agenda so extreme it is barely credible that it has been getting away with it for this long.

Using the money left it in wills by little old ladies, and donated by well meaning members of the public who genuinely still believe it will rescue starving horses, the charity forges ahead with a set of beliefs drawn from members of ultra hard-left and decidedly loony organisations like the Political Animal Lobby and the League Against Cruel Sports, many of whom believe animals are equal to humans, and who infiltrated the RSPCA years ago and now hold sway on its ruling council.

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