The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned and sitting in her own urine at a service station in Stafford.

The female lurcher was discovered in the early hours of Saturday (20 May) after a man heard her barking. She was found tied to a traffic cone in a corner of Lammascote Service Station, in Lammascote Road, Stafford.

She has now been taken into the RSPCA’s care, where staff have named her Susie.

RSPCA inspector Dawn … Continue reading…

A man who failed to attend to his horse for several months, which led to the animal dying an “agonising” death, has been disqualified from keeping equines for life.

Simon Nall (DOB 20/10/1996), of Clarence Road, Long Eaton, appeared at Derby Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday 25 May), to be sentenced for failing to take reasonable steps to prevent another person from causing unnecessary suffering to a piebald colt horse named Storm.

He pleaded guilty to the offence at an earlier … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a dog was left to die, tied up in a bin bag and dumped at the side of a road.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA at 11.30pm on Tuesday night (23 May), after they found the dog in Dorset Road, in Saltley, Birmingham.

The dog, who was alive but in a bad way when he was found, had been placed in the bin bag, which had been tied tightly.

He had three … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a baby bunny was dumped alongside a dead adult rabbit in woodland at a country park.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity on Saturday (20 May) after spotting the animals a few metres away from a cardboard box, which had straw bedding in it, in a footpath coming off the main car park at Bestwood Country Park, near Nottingham.

The box had been dumped amongst a patch of nettles. … Continue reading…

The RSPCA’s Walsall branch is urgently appealing for potential cat foster carers to get in touch.

Cat-lovers are being urged to contact the branch, which is short of people available to foster cats and kittens which come into its care.

Becky Weeks, from the branch, said: “We rely on people coming forward to offer their time and homes to foster their cats, as we don’t have an animal centre or cattery facilities. If we don’t have enough volunteers to foster, … Continue reading…