For many animals, it won't be a Happy Christmas this year.
The RSPCA is expecting to receive over 70,000 calls to its cruelty hotline in December, with as many as 23,000 animals in serious need of help.
To help them, text RESCUE to 84010 to donate £3* or visit http://bit.ly/131i8yY
* Texts cost £3 + standard network rate. RSPCA will receive 100% of your donation. To discuss this, please call 0300 123 0346 (Mon-Fri 9- 5). By using this service, you agree that we may contact you in future. If you'd rather we didn't, text OPTOUT to 70030.
The RSPCA helps animals in England and Wales. Registered charity no. 219099
To find out more about the RSPCA, visit http://www.rspca.org.uk