The RSPCA is investigating after two cats were found dead in the same Wolverhampton street – both tied up by the legs and with severe injuries.

The body of an 18-month-old female black-and-white cat, named Tilly, was found by her devastated owners under a hedge in Newbridge Crescent, Wolverhampton, on Monday (10 October).

Tilly had brown wire flex tied around one of her back legs and a cable tie around her neck. She also had severe trauma to her face … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after an emaciated dog in an appalling condition was dumped in a field in Cannock.

The female Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been named Ruby, weighs just 8kg instead of the 20kg she should weigh. As well as being extremely underweight, Ruby had infected open sores on her back legs and an ulcerated eye which is so infected that it now needs removing.

She was found by a member of the public on Thursday (6 October) … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned and tied to railings in Merthyr Tydfil.

The RSPCA were contacted after a black taxi was reportedly seen to stop at The Green, Trefechan, in the late evening on Friday (30 September) with someone getting out and tying the dog to the railings.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben was called to attend to the black and tan German Shepherd cross dog who was also described to be injured.

“When … Continue reading…

A kitten rescued by the RSPCA after spending a morning absconded in a car engine is now looking for a new home.

Twelve-week-old Ayrton, named after the iconic racing driver, was discovered under the bonnet of a car in Northycote Farm, Underhill Lane, Wolverhampton on 16 September.

Driver Wayne Rutter had pulled up to eat his lunch after driving about 10 miles around the area for work that morning, and heard a plaintive miaow.

The 50-year-old photocopier engineer said: “I … Continue reading…

A terrified kitten has been rescued by the RSPCA after becoming trapped 50 feet up a castle wall at Pembroke Castle.

The trapped male, black-and-white cat was seen thrashing around in foliage high up on the castle’s wall on Tuesday (4 October.) He had become trapped on a bank and was entangled in barbed wire. 

The kitten is thought to be just three months old and has been nicknamed Henry – after King Henry VII, who was born at the … Continue reading…