A Northwich swan who spent six weeks recovering at an RSPCA wildlife centre after suffering multiple injuries has been reunited with her mate.

The swan, who is nicknamed Mabel, is a well-known character on the River Weaver, near to Monarch Drive, along with her mate Albert and their nine cygnets.

However, the RSPCA was contacted on 2 June after a member of the public became concerned about Mabel’s behaviour – on the same day that seven of her cygnets went … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for people to come forward with information after a dog was abandoned in a street in Stoke-on-Trent.

CCTV footage obtained by the RSPCA shows someone walk the American bull dog up to a lamppost before tying his lead around it. They then walk away, leaving the dog barking, confused and wandering around the lamppost.

The incident happened at 2.10am on Monday, 17 July, in Clyde Street.

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin said: “The dog was microchipped, however … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly dog was dumped overnight in a Nottingham park.

The black and white Staffordshire bull terrier was found by a member of the public at 6am on Monday (17 July) at The Hook, in the Lady Bay area of West Bridgford.

RSPCA inspector Susan Hammond said: “The poor dog had been chained to a wooden sign near to a children’s play area, and he had no food or water – despite the … Continue reading…

A plucky duckling which got himself stuck down in underground pipes was safely rescued – after an RSPCA officer played a DUCK video on her phone!

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Cat Strawford was tasked with rescuing the duckling from Amington Industrial Estate, in Sandy Way, Tamworth, after a concerned member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity.

Cat said: “The poor duckling had fallen down a drain and as a result had got himself stuck in underground pipes. He … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly and neglected dog was abandoned “like rubbish” in a Northampton street.

The white and brown female terrier could barely stand when she was found by a member of the public near to Barley Hill Road, in Southfields, on Saturday (15 July).

She was taken to a vet, who contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Michelle Hare said: “The dog was in such a poor condition and as she could barely stand, it … Continue reading…