The RSPCA is appealing for information after a foal was found with burn injuries in Derbyshire died.

Four-month-old Angus, was found by his owner with burn injuries to his leg and face while he was stabled in Alexandra Terrace, in Pinxton, on Wednesday (August 19).

Angus was treated by a vet but sadly he did not recover and died.

RSPCA Inspector Teresa Potter, who is investigating the incident, said: “It is difficult to know for sure what caused these severe … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in Nottinghamshire.

The male tabby cat, who had no collar and was not microchipped, was found with the injuries by a member of the public in Crowtrees Lane, Sutton-in-Ashfield, on Friday (21 August).

He was taken to a vets where the injuries to his stomach were found to be caused by an air gun. They were so severe that the vet humanely put him to sleep to prevent further … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to think carefully before buying exotic pets after two snakes and an iguana were found abandoned in a similar area.

The two snakes – a corn snake and a young carpet python – were found in a small box together at the disused Coalbrookdale train station, in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, on Saturday (August 15).

The iguana was found in a shoebox in a park near Kent Road, Wolverhampton, on Sunday (August 16). He was missing part … Continue reading…

In the midst of the looming Statutory Instrument debate on Wednesday, the Hunting Act is still doing the important job of bringing those to justice those who have committed crimes against Britain’s wildlife.  

Last Friday saw the successful prosecution of three men who were found to be illegally hunting in Herefordshire. Alan Hill (D.O.B. 06.12.60), James Smith (D.O.B. 02. 04.93) and Jack Hudd (D.O.B. 18.05.94) were stopped by the police last year in the middle of the night whilst driving … Continue reading…

Sinbad the kitten stands tall after his epic journey overseas

An eight-month-old kitten has miraculously survived a stormy 16 day journey in a shipping container from Egypt before arriving on the back of a lorry in Hereford.

Image courtesy of the Hereford Times 

Named after Sinbad the sailor, the fictional adventurer who took to the high seas, the ginger tabby kitten travelled over 2,000 miles after hopping into a shipping container in Alexandria in Egypt on 8 March.

From Alexandria, Sinbad was then shipped with luxury linens to the port … Continue reading…