The RSPCA is appealing for information after a goose was shot with a crossbow in the village of Elm, outside Wisbech in Cambridgeshire.

The bird, named Achilles by staff, is the last of a group which used to live around two village ponds near Grove Gardens.

He was spotted by a concerned passer-by with a bloody wound and a crossbow bolt sticking out of his back on Wednesday (April 23). The RSPCA was called to rescue Achilles an

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01.05.14

We have given our support to an HM Government petition, launched by the British Veterinary Association

The petition calls on the government to bring an end to non-stun slaughter.

Scientific evidence shows that slaughter without pre-stunning causes unnecessary suffering to millions of farm animals each year in the UK.

We have long been opposed to this method of slaughter. Until it is brought to an end, we believe compulsory method of slaughter labelling should be introduced. So consumers to … Continue reading…