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RSPCA, the

     
RSPCA, the
the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
a British charity organization which aims to protect animals from cruel treatment, and can bring a legal case to court if someone is cruel to an animal. The RSPCA looks after animals with no homes, and sells them to people who want them. There is a similar organization in the US called the ASPCA.

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