A kitten has been rescued from a car engine in North Cornelly, Bridgend.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Andrew Harris was called to School Terrace on Wednesday (8 June) after the kitten was discovered trapped in a car engine.

AWO Harris said: “The poor kitten was trapped in a car engine and was driven to a local shop and back before he was found.

“I managed to get him out of the engine and luckily he wasn’t injured following his … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dog with a weight attached to him was discovered in a canal in Wigan.

The Pomeranian-cross was found by a member of the public in the canal near Appley Bridge, close to The Baby Elephant restaurant, on Tuesday (7 June) evening.

He was wearing a blue harness, to which a 1.25kg exercise weight had been attached.

RSPCA inspector Johnny Brooks, who is investigating, said: “The dog was microchipped however … Continue reading…

An elderly cat which went missing for a month from his home in Crewe has been reunited with his owner, thanks to the RSPCA.

Leo, a 14-year-old ginger cat, was diagnosed with dementia two years ago, which meant he did not go outside very often.

The RSPCA rescued him from a street not far from his home a month after he went missing – but as he was not microchipped, he could not be reunited with his owner.

He was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a cat died from antifreeze poisoning in Wellingborough.

The four-year-old black-and-white male shorthair cat was found by his owner struggling for breath in a neighbour’s garden in Langham Road on Friday, 20 May.

He was immediately taken to a vets, where tests confirmed he had ingested antifreeze. Very sadly, his condition deteriorated and he was put to sleep by a vet to prevent further suffering.

RSPCA inspector Clint Davies said: “Losing a much-loved family pet … Continue reading…

Six ducklings which had gotten trapped in a drain were safely reunited with their mum after being rescued by the RSPCA.

The RSPCA were called after the ducklings were spotted by a member of the public in Knave’s Hill, in Leighton Buzzard, on Friday, 27 May.

The mother duck was walking around the drain when Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Grace Mead arrived.

ACO Mead said: “Myself and two members of the public were determined to get them out, so we … Continue reading…