An abandoned cat was saved from a sickening death by a passer-by, who found it sealed in a box only yards from the incoming tide at Peterhead.
An animal charity received dozens of calls that a seal had become stranded on Aberdeen beach - despite the fact it was just trying to have a nap.
People from as far afield as the US have been offering to adopt a dog which was left at a railway station with a suitcase of his belongings.
If you bought your pets a tasty treat for Christmas, spare a thought for the tireless workers at the Scottish SPCA's team who worked through the big day looking after the animals in their care.
When a motorist called the Scottish SPCA to report a dead parrot lying in the street, rescuers feared the worst.
A north-east politician has called on the Scottish Government to ban the use of wild animals in circuses.
The arrival of five fearsome big cats has drawn crowds to a north-east farm.
A Moray barmaid will trek along the Great Wall of China to raise money for the Scottish SPCA.
An escaped snake was found slithering through the grass at an industrial estate near St Machar Academy.
Aberdeen firefighters were last night called to rescue a falcon which had become trapped in wire in a garden.
Police are appealing for information after a cat was shot with an air weapon in Inverness.
A man who claimed he rescued a starving horse found at his property from a group of travellers who were threatening to shoot her has been convicted of animal neglect.
A man accused of animal neglect has claimed he rescued a starving horse found at his property from a group of travellers who were threatening to shoot her.
A woman who cruelly starved her horses for months has been banned from keeping the animals for two years.
A home is being sought for a dog who gave birth in a police van after being abandoned in Aberdeen.
Police were last night hunting for eight tiny puppies snatched from a north-east farmhouse which was previously used as an illegal pet shop.
A case of animal neglect in the central belt has left an Inverness animal shelter dealing with an influx of pet rats.
This mother sheep and her lamb were found roaming around an Aberdeen industrial estate - miles from the nearest fields - and now animal rescuers are trying to reunite them with their owners.