The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot with an air rifle in Rugeley.

The eight-year-old ginger and white male cat was found by his owner in Mill Way, in Longdon, Rugeley, with a wound to his abdomen on Thursday (24 September) morning.

Upon examination at the vets, it was found that a pellet had lodged into his pelvis. He has now been discharged from the vets and is being cared for at home.

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RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a scared, cold and emaciated dog was found in Llanelli.

A member of the public called the RSPCA on Thursday (24 September) after they spotted the little Chinese crested dog at the back of the Wildlife and Wetland Trust in Llanelli.

RSPCA inspector Holly Brown said: “The dog was spotted the day before but when they realised she was still there the next day the member of public gave us a call.

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RSPCA Cymru is calling on the people of Neath to follow other communities across Wales and give a travelling show using wild animals a miss.

The animal welfare charity has long pushed for a complete ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. The power to introduce a ban lies with the National Assembly for Wales.

The complex needs of wild animals can never be adequately met in a circus environment with regular transport, cramped and bare temporary housing, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pregnant dog was dumped in Stoke-on-Trent.

The five year-old German Shepherd was found by a member of the public tied up outside Hanchurch Woods in Stoke at 5.30am on Sunday (September 20).

The dog – who has been named Fern due to being found near woods – was in a poor condition, very thin and unable to eat. The member of the public took her to a vet, who contacted the RSPCA. … Continue reading…

RSPCA animal centre workers in Birmingham are celebrating reaching record rehoming levels.

Staff at RSPCA Newbrook Animal Welfare Centre found new homes for 152 neglected, abused and abandoned animals in August, the highest number from all the RSPCA national animal centres in recent years*.

Centre manager Elaine Buchan said: “We are absolutely thrilled. Our staff have been working really hard to rehome pets as quickly as possible to make room for more animals rescued by our inspectors.

“We have got … Continue reading…