The RSPCA is appealing for information after three wild birds were shot and fatally injured in a Staffordshire town.

The animal welfare charity was contacted by a concerned member of the public following the discovery of three wounded bird bodies – a magpie, blackbird and pigeon – in Dimsdale View East, in Newcastle-under-Lyme

The bodies have all been found in gardens in the last month, with the latest being found on 15 July.

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin, who is investigating, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a ten-week-old Collie puppy was dumped on a Derbyshire street.

The female puppy – who has been named Faith – was found by a member of the public in Manchester Road, in Chapel-en-le-Frith, on Saturday evening (July 23).

Her abandonment comes just two weeks after the RSPCA released figures which showed that animals are more likely to be abandoned during the summer months, with one animal being dumped every hour in June, July … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information to track down the owner of yellow and green budgie found in Newport.

The bird was found on Saturday (23 June) at around 9.15pm at Bryn Bevan and was taken to an independent local vet.

RSPCA animal collection officer Annie Janes said: “The budgie seems healthy, can fly, and has pink and green tags on his leg, but there is no information on them.

“The budgie is probably an escapee and there is most … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is trying to track down the owner of a three-legged cat found in Barry.

The grey-and-white cat – believed to be aged around eight years old – was found on an alley near Broad Street, Barry, on Saturday (23 July)

She didn’t have a collar but is likely to have been owned as she has had her hind left leg amputated.

The cat was taken to a local independent vet who gave her a check-up. She had scarring … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dog was found in a small pond in Birmingham.

The dog – a medium-sized light brown crossbreed, possibly a terrier – was found in the garden pond at a residential home in Chester Road, Erdington, on Sunday 10 July.

The dog’s foot appeared to be missing and it is thought that the dog may have had a broken neck. The dog also had a wound under the chin and … Continue reading…