A fundraising appeal has been launched to raise money for four kittens who hitched a ride to the UK from Poland on the back of a lorry.

The two-week-old kittens, who have been named after ABBA stars Björn, Benny, Agnetha and Anni-Frid, were found by the shocked lorry driver on his arrival in Northampton on Wednesday.

They had survived the 1,000-mile journey, where they travelled through Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and the English Channel.

They were picked up … Continue reading…

An otter has been returned to the wild in the Llandovery area, after a period of rehabilitation with RSPCA Cymru.

Video footage captures the moment the otter was returned to the wild, after a one-month spell in RSPCA care.

The otter was reported to the charity after being found by a member of the public on 17 April, curled up in a puddle of water from a pressure hose.

She was very weak, quiet and extremely tired – and was … Continue reading…

A lorry driver travelling from Poland to the UK had a shock when he found four stowaway kittens in the back of his lorry.

The kittens, at only two weeks old, travelled through Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and the English Channel before ending up in their final destination of Northampton – a journey of over 1,000 miles.

The driver, from Dynamic Officer Solutions, in Northampton, called the RSPCA after discovering the young kittens yesterday (17 May), and an … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned behind an empty building, where he was found lying on broken glass.

The male Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been named Patch, was found by a member of the public behind an abandoned building in Pyenest Street, Stoke-on-Trent, on Monday afternoon (15 May).

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin, who attended, said: “He was found tied up on a short lead to a metal fence at the back of a building. … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot with a crossbow bolt which went right through into his body.

It was not initially obvious what was wrong with the cat – until an x-ray showed the six-inch bolt inside his body, which had gone in by his left hind leg.

It is believed that the incident happened near to the cat’s home in Balfour Road, Kingswinford, at around 9pm on Sunday (7 May). The nine-year-old male cat … Continue reading…