The RSPCA has managed to reunite an owner with her beloved cat, six weeks and six days after she went missing.


An inspector picked Lola up on Sunday 5 October after a call from a concerned member of the public in Stalybridge, Tameside. Lola had gotten into a block of flats and was hanging around the corridors.


Luckily, she was microchipped so a quick scan led us straight to Christine Pleszak and her family (pictured bottom right of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead rabbit and two thin rabbits were dumped out with the bins on a Leeds street.


The dead rabbit was in a pet carrier beside a hutch. The surviving rabbits were running loose.


A member of the public spotted them on Regent Crescent in Horsforth on Monday (26 October) and managed to catch them before calling the RSPCA.


RSPCA inspector Jo Hartley said: “These rabbits were literally dumped out … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead duck was found with four gun pellets inside its body.

The body of a mallard duck was fished out of the canal near the Stanney Mill Lane area of Ellesmere Port on Sunday, 18 October.

It was later x-rayed at a wildlife centre, where the four gun pellets were found.

RSPCA inspector Lisa Lupson said that the discovery of the duck follows a spate of dead waterbirds – including six waterfowl, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is continuing to urge people to give a travelling show involving tigers and lions – that has now arrived in Bargoed – 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 … Continue reading…

A YOUNG injured seal is in RSPCA care after being found on a Gower beach.

A member of the public spotted the grey seal in distress at Caswell Bay on Saturday (24 October) at around 3pm and contacted the RSPCA. It is thought the young mammal – around six to eight weeks old – was likely to have been attacked by another seal.

RSPCA deputy chief inspector (DCI) Julie Fadden attended the location and met the caller who had stayed … Continue reading…