The RSPCA in Suffolk has spent almost £30,000 on a new ferret pens.
The top of the range pens at the Martlesham Animal Home have temperature control and heaters, an exercise area, as well as a comfy place for the ferrets to sleep.
Becky Fox, deputy manager at the centre, said: “The new pens will give the ferrets a much better living environment compared to the older wooden run-down housing."
A man's been sentenced to 26 weeks in prison after being convicted of carrying out an 'horrific' attack on a dog. Last July bull terrier Barney had to be put down after suffering what the RSPCA described as 'one of the worst cases of animal abuse'.
Animal rights activists protested outside Colchester Magistrates' Court where Andrew Summerfield was being sentenced. They were campaigning for tougher punishments for animal cruelty.
Pet owner Andrew Summerfield has been jailed for 26 weeks by Colchester Magistrates for killing his dog Barney.
Summerfield admitted shooting the bull terrier 10 times then hitting him with a meat cleaver.
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John Moore from Bassingbourn spotted the black fox, which has a distinctive white tipped tail, in fields near his house. He said he didn't realise how rare the animal was until speaking to the RSPCA.