The RSPCA today launched an appeal for old towels to help sick common seal pups recover at its East Winch Wildlife Centre.

Many of the pups are suffering from lungworm and secondary infections such as pneumonia and septicemia and need careful nursing. They are being checked by vets daily.

The RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk is in desperate need of old towels which are used to help to provide much-needed warmth for seal pups being cared for at … Continue reading…

There was a happy ending for a swan who was released back to the wild on Wednesday (9 September) after being shot in the head with an airgun. 
The stricken swan was rescued by the RSPCA on 1 July after he was found by a passer-by with blood coming from the wound in airgun hotspot on a stretch of river in March, Cambridgeshire

He was rushed to RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre, in Norfolk, for treatment and x-rays showed the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a severely underweight puppy was found curled up at the side of the road in Coventry.

The four-month-old Lurcher-type dog, who has been named William, was found by a member of the public and was taken to the RSPCA’s Coventry Animal Centre on Wednesday (9 September), where the decision was made to get him seen straightaway at a vets.

RSPCA inspector Nicky Foster said: “William was found curled up on the pavement next … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog with two big tumours was dumped in Stoke-on-Trent.

The white Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been nicknamed Bubbles, was found in Garsdale Crescent, Blurton, on Tuesday morning (8 September).

She has a tumour inside her mouth and on the right side of her body. She is currently being treated and being kept comfortable at a vets. It is not known how old she is.

RSPCA Inspector Laura Bryant said: “She is … Continue reading…

A young fox got into a difficult spot after she got stuck head-first in an old campervan tyre in Hounslow, London.

The RSPCA was called on Sunday morning (6 September) after a member of the public came across the wild mammal, thought to be one of this year’s cubs and around seven months-old, in his back garden in Wellington Road South.

The female fox had got her head completely jammed inside the metal part in the middle of an old … Continue reading…