The RSPCA is appealing for information after a seriously ill rabbit was dumped in a picnic basket outside a branch in Coventry.

A man in a silver car was seen dumping the white rabbit by staff at the RSPCA branch in Coundon Wedge Drive at around 11am yesterday morning (Thursday).

The rabbit’s back legs were paralysed and he was covered in faeces.

Lorraine Bryan-Arnold, deputy manager at the branch, said: “We walked out the front of the reception to discover … Continue reading…

A dog whose previous owner was caught kicking and punching him on CCTV is still waiting for a new home 14 months later.

Miller, a five-year-old bull mastiff cross, came into the RSPCA’s care in February last year after his then-owner attacked him.

Since then Miller has seen so many dogs come and go into new homes – but is still waiting to be adopted himself.

Danni Holder, kennel supervisor at the RSPCA’s Coventry, Nuneaton and District branch, where Miller … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people about the dangers sports netting can pose to wildlife after a fox cub had to be rescued when he got entangled in one.

The struggling cub, who was only a few weeks’ old, was spotted by a member of the public last Wednesday (20 April) at a school in Beaufort Way, Aldridge, Walsall.

The football netting had wrapped around the cub’s neck and front right paw, leaving him unable to move.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer … Continue reading…

A three-legged cat from Macclesfield who went missing for a month has been reunited with her family – after she was found 45 miles away in Liverpool.

Brandy, an 11-year-old tabby and white cat who had a leg amputated when she was two, was reunited with her worried family thanks to her microchip.

Owner Tracy Lake, of Nicholson Avenue, in Hurdsfield, Macclesfield, said she feared the worst after Brandy, who has been a house cat for the last three years, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat and her four kittens were dumped in a plastic container in Coventry woodland.

The tabby cat and her kittens – three females and one male, all two weeks old – were found by a member of the public in Cawston Woods, off Cawston Lane, on Wednesday last week (13 April).

Alongside them in the plastic container was a plastic lunchbox with cat food in it.

They have now been taken into … Continue reading…