The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found with severe burns in Charltons, Saltburn.  The American bulldog-type had to be put to sleep to end his suffering.


The dog, a dark brindle entire male, was found by a man walking his dog near Birk Brow at around 6pm on Saturday 11 January. He called the RSPCA.


RSPCA inspector Chris Nisbet said: “This dog was in the most terrible state. He had suffered burns to his … Continue reading…


Our wildlife centre, already full to the brim with seal pups orphaned by a tidal surge in Norfolk, is continuing to be under pressure with more casualties coming in.

Our East Winch Wildlife Centre in Kings Lynn had 108 seal pups in its care after a tidal surge in December. More than it had ever dealt with at any one time in its 25 year history. As they were so young and reliant on a mother’s care, they needed … Continue reading…

Bird was found in garden in Rhondda Cynon Taf
Tuesday 21 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is trying to trace the owner of a tame buzzard found in Pontyclun on Saturday (January 18th). The bird was found by a member of the public who managed to confine him in a garage in the Cross Inn area until the RSPCA could collect him.

The male bird had leather jesses and anklets on his legs and was uninjured apart from some damage to … Continue reading…

110 grammes of matted fur was removed from the cat’s body

Tuesday 21 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a cat found in Barry with “the worst matted fur” ever seen by an RSPCA inspector.

The female tortoiseshell and white cat was discovered in Hunter Street by a member of the public last Tuesday (14 January 2014). The cat was in a very poor state, she was underweight and lethargic and wasn’t wearing a collar. Following an … Continue reading…

Chihuahua was found on train at Swansea
Friday 17 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is issuing an urgent appeal for information after a dog was found alone on a train in Swansea.

The sandy coloured chihuahua was discovered in carry case by a train guard on the Arriva Trains’ Manchester Piccadilly to Carmarthen service yesterday afternoon (Thursday 17 January).

The dog is thought to be elderly but seems to be in good health and is currently in the care of the … Continue reading…