A pony called Elf is one of many animals saved by RSPCA inspectors this Christmas.

Elf was one of three ponies that strayed onto a road near the village of Denham in Uxbridge in Middlesex.

 

RSPCA inspectors were called in by police to help round up the ponies which were completely unused to humans. They could not get within 30 feet of two of the ponies but the third, a small, dark bay colt was suffering from head wounds … Continue reading…

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, the RSPCA is looking for a very special home for Donald the dog, who was named after the cartoon duck – because of his waddle.

 

Poor Donald has been diagnosed with hyper extension of the carpi ligaments which means he walks with his front feet slightly turned up.

 

But despite his disability, this friendly chappie is full of life, and has oodles of love and energy.

 

Donald is now six months old … Continue reading…

A Patterdale terrier, named Pudding, will be celebrating her first loving family Christmas this year after suffering horrific injuries caused by illegal animal fighting*.

 

Pudding, who is around 10-years-old was rehomed by the RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen animal centre in Colwyn Bay after spending 20 months in the charity’s care.

 

Previously nicknamed Little Miss Sunshine by the centre staff, the small dog had been used for badger digging by her previous owners and suffered facial disfigurements including the loss of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about who abandoned a female Staffordshire Bull Terrier who was found scavenging the bins on Rectory Park Avenue in Northolt two days after bonfire night in November.

‘Minnie’ was found by a member of the public on the evening of 7 November. She was in a seriously emaciated state but remained extremely friendly and trusting. The concerned member of the public gave her a sandwich which, due to her condition, she promptly brought back … Continue reading…

An RSPCA inspector is appealing for witnesses to an incident in which a young, black cat was shot with an air rifle in East Brent village in Somerset.

 

The female cat, who is just over a year old and called Luna, was found sitting in her basket with a blood-covered head by her owners on Monday (Dec 17) afternoon.

 

She was rushed to a vet and it was only when she had an operation to remove her badly … Continue reading…