The RSPCA is appealing for information after a tiny kitten was thrown from a moving car in Stoke-on-Trent yesterday morning. (Saturday)

At around 11.55am witnesses saw a dark blue car driving along Audley Road towards Alsager when the female tabby kitten was thrown from the window.

Another driver pulled over only to find the tiny 10-12 week old kitten was lying on the roadside with severe injuries. They rushed the kitten, now named Daisy, to a nearby vets who then … Continue reading…

Four kittens were born in RSPCA care just 24 hours after Boris Johnson announced that the country would be going into lockdown in a bid to halt the spread of Coronavirus.

As the RSPCA’s centres and branches closed their doors to the public (on Tuesday 24 March), staff at the Mid Norfolk and North Suffolk branch had their hands full as cat Puma gave birth to four healthy kittens.

Her foster carer and animal welfare manager, Chloe Shorten, was … Continue reading…

 

An RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire has had a record year in the number of hedgehog admissions, with more than 897 being treated at the centre in 2019*.

RSPCA Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, has seen a  47% increase in the number of hedgehogs at the London Road centre since last year. (See table below for number of hedgehog admissions to Stapeley Grange since 2009.)

Lee Stewart, manager of Stapeley Grange, said: “The number of hedgehogs we have been caring for … Continue reading…

An animal lover from Hereford has set up a virtual running challenge to encourage others to don their running shoes and help her raise funds for animals in need.

Anna Simpkin, from Hereford, will be taking on the London Marathon challenge next year for the RSPCA and as part of her fundraising, she decided to set up a virtual running challenge for others to get involved and run the 26.2 miles but spread out across the month of October.

Anyone … Continue reading…

The RSPCA are appealing for information to trace four men who are suspected of badger baiting.

A dog walker witnessed seeing the men acting suspiciously with four bull lurcher-type dogs on land off Audley Road near Alsager Park and Country Club in Cheshire.

He said he saw four men digging in an area where there was a badger sett and encouraged the dogs to enter the sett through the hole they had dug. He could hear them goading the dogs … Continue reading…