The RSPCA is urging people to put sports netting away this summer after a fox had to be rescued when he got tangled up in Birmingham.

RSPCA inspector Boris Lasserre rescued the cub from some football  netting in a garden in Highfield Road, in Hall Green, yesterday (29 June) morning.

The cub had got his two front paws tangled in the netting, leaving him with only his two back paws on the ground. The netting had also gone round his … Continue reading…

A thin and injured magpie with its beak stuck fast with a chewing gum like substance has been found in Ely, Cardiff.

The magpie was found in the Cowbridge Road West area and was taken to a nearby vets by a member of the public on Saturday (25 June). The vets then called the RSPCA.

RSPCA deputy chief inspector Gemma Black said: “This poor magpie was thin and had a sticky substance like chewing gum or glue in his mouth…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following a suspected cat poisoning in Connah’s Quay.

RSPCA inspector Jenny Anderton was called to Golftyn Drive, Connah’s Quay, Deeside on 22 June to attend to a collapsed cat.

“The black and white cat was shaking and not in a good way,” said inspector Anderton.

Luckily the cat was microchipped and the owner could be traced straight away.

Inspector Anderton said: “His name was Pinocchio and he was only 18 months old. His owners … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pet-owner lost two cats to suspected poisoning on the same day in Northwich.

Smokey, aged eight, and Ozzy, aged eighteen months, died on Wednesday 15 June after they both suffered from symptoms consistent with ingesting a poisonous substance.

Their owner Victoria Gannon, of Wessex Drive, in Rudheath, said Smokey, a British blue crossbreed, first showed symptoms when he was sick. Victoria said: “Usually if Smokey is in the living room and someone … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after four kittens were dumped in a blue plastic bag at the River Gwenfro in Wrexham.

The kittens, thought to be around two weeks-old, were found on Saturday (25 June) and were taken to the vets. Sadly all four have died.

RSPCA inspector Tim Jones, who is investigating this incident, said: “These poor kittens were found in a plain blue plastic bag and were found just downstream from the bridge over the River Gwenfro … Continue reading…