The RSPCA is asking people to come forward with information after nine baby pet rats were dumped on a pile of sawdust at the side of a road in Buckinghamshire.

The rats, thought to be less than a couple of weeks old, were found on a grass verge in Fairmile, Aylesbury, on Wednesday (21 September).

RSPCA inspector Stephanie Law said that the rats’ chance of survival without their mum is very slim. She said: “They are so young and their … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following a suspected cat poisoning in Blackwood.

Abel the white-and-grey tabby cat returned to his Penywelod Road home in Markham on Sunday (September 18) and by the next day he was dragging his back leg and was being sick.

His owner Charlotte Postians took him straight to her vet and blood tests were carried out.

“I didn’t know what was happening,” she said. “The vet said he was a healthy cat but his blood … Continue reading…

Five kittens have been rescued by the RSPCA after they were dumped under a pile of rubbish in a skip in Luton.

The kittens, all tabbies aged around four weeks old, were found in a box in the skip at Shires Waste, in Toddington Road, by a member of staff working for the skip company on Thursday last week (15 September).

RSPCA inspector Mel Fisher said: “These kittens are very lucky to be alive, as the skips are usually tipped … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for people to come forward with information after a poorly puppy was dumped in St Helen’s.

The pomeranian puppy was handed in to the RSPCA after being found out in a car park on Monday, 12 September. He was immediately taken to a vets where he was being treated for symptoms of parvo – a virus which can be fatal to dogs.

Sadly, he died overnight after his condition deteriorated.

RSPCA inspector Helen Smith said: “This … Continue reading…

A Birmingham park will be filled with woofs and waggy tails as it plays host to a huge dog walk to raise funds for the RSPCA.

The RSPCA is hoping hundreds of dogs will take the lead – with the help of their owners – and register to support the vital work of the country’s oldest and biggest animal welfare charity.

Dogs and their owners will take part in either a 3k or a 5k sponsored walk around Cannon Hill … Continue reading…