The RSPCA is appealing for information after a middle-aged Jack Russell terrier was found tied up to a tree off of a pathway in Bickenhall Woods, near Taunton, on Saturday 9 July.

A couple spotted the small dog, now named Murray, who is believed to be about seven years-old after he was abandoned in the woods. They first saw him at 9:30am and by midday, nobody had returned to collect him.

RSPCA inspector Peter Barton said: “To leave any animal … Continue reading…

The staff from the RSPCA’s Solent branch will be breathing new life into a colourful range of vintage RSPCA dog-shaped collection boxes in a new competition.

The hidden treasures were found in a storeroom and had not been used for many years, so staff came up with the idea to refurbish them in their spare time as part of a team challenge that will aim to raise money for the animals in their care.

Staff from all of the branch’s … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a map turtle was found in Cwmbran.

The young male was found on Wednesday (20 July) at Glyntiron, Two Locks, in a green bin in a garden.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “We don’t know if this turtle is owned and is an escapee or may have been abandoned.

“We’re appealing for information to try and find out where he may have come from.

“We hope this isn’t the case here, but sadly, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a fox covered in oil was found wrapped in a jumper on a Luton street.

A member of the public found the body in Oakley Road, Luton, on Monday 11 July and immediately called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Lauren Bailey, who is investigating, said: “This is a very strange incident and we are keen to find out what happened to the fox, as he had been deliberately wrapped in a … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two kittens were found in a box in Caerphilly.

The kittens just weeks old – one ginger and white, and the other black and white, were found at Bedwas House Industrial Estate on 13 July.

The person who found them took them to a local independent vet, where sadly the ginger kitten was put to sleep on welfare grounds.

The surviving kitten has been taken into RSPCA care, and is being looked after … Continue reading…