The RSPCA is appealing for information after a straying dog with a maggot infestation was found in a Warrington field.

The animal welfare charity was contacted on Tuesday last week (27 June) after the shar pei dog was found in fields near Street Lane, in Lower Whitley, Warrington.

The dog’s name is given as Torres on his microchip – however, contact details for his owner are out of date.

RSPCA inspector Naomi Norris said: “Torres has various patches on his … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urgently appealing for information after a cat was shot in Coventry – in the next street to where two other cats have been shot since April.


The animal welfare charity was contacted by the upset owners of four-year-old cat Bensi, after he suffered an injury to his leg. An x-ray later showed that he had been shot with an air rifle pellet.

It is thought Bensi, pictured above, was shot at some point in the evening of … Continue reading…

Two young pups were found abandoned tethered to breeze blocks in a North Wales lay-by, sat in their own urine and faeces, approximately 250 yards from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre, in Upper Colwyn Bay. 

A saucepan and plastic bowl filled with water were left with the pups, alongside four water bottles in a blue plastic box. They were found during the morning of 4 July.

The pups are believed to be approximately three to four months old, and appear … Continue reading…

A cat who arrived in the RSPCA’s care with a hole in his neck – which was so deep it exposed his jugular vein – is waiting for his purr-fect home.

One-year-old Buddy was found as a stray in the streets of Congleton in April, with blood around his neck. An RSPCA inspector took him to the charity’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire, where he has since recovered and is now available for rehoming.

Joyce Mellor, deputy manager of … Continue reading…

A young cat who fell from a high rise block of flats is being treated by veterinary staff at RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital.

Little Beatrice was found shocked and collapsed on a patio at Arthur Court Charlotte Despard Avenue, Battersea on Tuesday 27, June.

She was picked up by RSPCA Deputy Chief Inspector Anthony Pulfer and taken straight to the hospital, but it was not known if she would pull through.

Caroline Allen, RSPCA London Veterinary Director, said: “When Beatrice … Continue reading…