Animal centres across Kent are reporting ever greater numbers of cats, dogs and other pets being dumped, abandoned or mistreated. The RSPCA says its centres at Canterbury and Leybourne are now at crisis point - so full, they simply can't deal with any more animals.
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Kate Haskell has the weekend forecast for the east of the region
Kate Haskell has the weekend forecast for the west of the region.