Hit by a car and likely left for days without treatment, Magneto sadly needed a leg amputation. But several weeks on, his life couldn't be happier!
PHOTO ESSAY: It's been eight years since Mo was found meowing in a roof as a tiny kitten. Follow her rescue story through our photographer Leigh's eyes.
VIDEO: Kelly was one of the worst cruelty cases our inspectors had ever seen. Incredibly, the eldery kelpie found a peaceful refuge for her final years of life.
Red heeler Axel was surprisingly affectionate when found by RSPCA Inspector Verity, even though he was in unbearable pain – because his tail had been ripped off.
VIDEO: "I fell in love with Pierre instantly and was overjoyed when he was brave enough to love me back."
Woody was in horrific condition when seized by RSPCA inspectors in June 2016. He's since has thrived with proper care – and is now available for adoption!
All kinds of weird and wonderful animals have graced RSPCA South Australia's shelters before finding loving homes – including this eccentric cockatoo!
VIDEO: Cooper was horrifically thin when seized by Inspector Shelly in December 2017. Just look at him now!
Each year, our inspectors attend hundreds of animal cruelty and neglect cases. Some of these animals are so special, our inspectors can't help but adopt them!
“We thought we were giving him somewhere to be comfortable for the rest of his days, we didn't realise he was a determined boy and would keep going."