The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was attacked by five youths in Middlesbrough, leaving her with a dislocated hip.


The teenagers were witnessed kicking and spitting at the young black cat in Union Street at around 10pm last Monday (27 February).


RSPCA inspector Krissy Raine said: “A member of the public saw what was happening and intervened.


“They said the teenagers – five of them in total, all male and wearing tracksuits  - kicked … Continue reading…

A cat from the Ely area of Cardiff has been fighting for his life after being shot in the leg with a pellet from an air rifle.

Dobby, a black and white male cat, went out at 7.40am on 22 February, from a Wheatley Road property, and by the time he returned home at 9.30am, had a visible wound on his body after being shot with a pellet.

Fortunately, the cat has come through veterinary surgery, with his recovery process … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Lurcher was found emaciated and suffering from a burst mammary tumour in Bishop Auckland.


Sadly the female fawn-coloured dog had to be put to sleep on veterinary advice.


She was found by a member of the public in the Hamsterley area and taken to a vets who called local charity Stray Aid in Coxhoe.


Sue Bielby, Stray Aid’s veterinary surgeon, said: “This desperate dog had been left for such … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a litter of newborn pups – thought to have been exposed to carbon monoxide – were found in a car park in Staffordshire.

The five pups – thought to have been no more than 48 hours old when found – were discovered in a box in a car park in Baker Street, Stoke, on Sunday 26 February – sadly, one was dead when found. They still had their eyes closed and had their … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two rabbits in ‘terrible condition’ were dumped on a patch of woodland next to a 60mph road in Sheffield.


The white Lionheads were in a poor state, had faeces clumped around their back ends and one of them had severely overgrown teeth.


They were abandoned on Tuesday morning (28 February) on Woodhead Road, Grenoside.


RSPCA deputy chief inspector Jennie Ronksley said: “Luckily for the rabbits, this is a spot where … Continue reading…