The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was left tied up in  a park in Northampton.


The dog was found by a concerned member of the public on Monday 3 March tied to the railings near to the toilets and children’s play area in Abington Park, Northampton.


The RSPCA was called and an inspector removed the German Shepherd dog and took it to the RSPCA Woodside Animal Shelter in Leicester.


The inspector has put … Continue reading…

Thursday 21 March 2013

The RSPCA is ‘very concerned’ about the number of unwanted, abandoned and neglected rabbits that officers and the local branch are being called to deal with in Rochdale.


In the past year the RSPCA cruelty line has been contacted about 69 healthy stray rabbits; 11 sick or injured stray rabbits; 41 rabbits abandoned in boxes or cages and an enormous 335 rabbits reported as neglect complaints*. Staff from RSPCA Rochdale & District Animal Centre have … Continue reading…

The RSPCA would like information on who threw a black cat out of the back of an estate car near the village of Keston in Kent.

The incident happened in Jackass Lane at around 1pm on Tuesday 19 March.

A witness saw a red Volvo estate pull up and a woman go round to the back of the car.

She opened up a cat carrier inside the boot and pulled out a black cat which she threw to the side … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information on who might be leaving antifreeze out in insecure containers that cats can access after two cats died within a week in the same road in Harlow in Essex.


On Friday 15 March, Charlie, a black and white domestic short hair male aged 17 months who lived in Rushes Mead, was put to sleep to end his suffering because he had symptoms of antifreeze poisoning.


A week before, Charlie’s brother, who lived … Continue reading…

A badger who was found collapsed near to a business park in Castle Donnington has been released back into the wild after being cared for by the RSPCA.

The badger was collected on 22 December last year by an RSPCA inspector after she was found exhausted and collapsed in the doorway of an office at Willow Farm Business Park.

It is believed that the badger’s sett may have been flooded during the heavy rains and this had led to her … Continue reading…