IN 2023, RSPCA North Somerset Branch adopted out an impressive amount of animals, including 148 cats and 49 dogs.

The centre, based in Brent Knoll, has thanked everyone for their support, which has allowed the charity to rescue and rehome pets in need.

A spokesperson from the RSPCA North Somerset Branch said: "An enormous THANK YOU to EVERYONE - our supporters, our volunteers, our team of staff and of course all the many adopters of 2023!

"We are delighted to share that in 2023 we have adopted out a fantastic 49 dogs, 148 cats, six rabbits, two guinea pigs, two rats and not forgetting Ernest the ferret!

"We really can not thank everyone enough, the last year has been spent slowly recovering from the pandemic which really hit charities hard. But with everyone's determination we have continued the amazing core work we strive for - Rescue, Rehabilitation and Re-homing of animals in the local area.

"We wish everyone all the good health and happiness for 2024."