The RSPCA is investigating after TWELVE cats were found dumped in a field inside a chest of drawers that had been fashioned into a make-shift cage.

A woman found the wooden crate – full of meowing cats and kittens – on Thursday (6 July) dumped in a hedge on the edge of a field behind her house in Camp Hill Road, Nuneaton, and brought the cats home before calling the RSPCA.

Animal collection officer (ACO) Cara Gibbon went along to … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru received 133 calls in June regarding animals in hot environments in Wales, and is bracing itself for a busy July as temperatures continue to soar across the country.

The new figures suggest that, in Wales, the RSPCA receives more than one call on the issue every five and a half hours.

Across England and Wales, 2,065 calls were received on the issue by the charity over the month – with a majority relating to dogs, often left in … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog who had lost all of her fur was found straying in Milton Keynes.

The Staffordshire bull terrier was found in Polruan Place, in Fishermead, by a member of the public on Monday last week (26 June) and she was collected by the local dog warden. However, due to the state she was in, the RSPCA were contacted. She has now been transferred into the RSPCA’s care, where she has been named … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to look out for wildlife while driving – after a motorist mowed down three ducklings while an inspector and members of the public were trying to rescue their siblings from a drain.

RSPCA inspector Claire Fisher, and the three members of the public who were helping her, were left horrified when the female driver ploughed into the ducklings in Derby Road, Widnes, on Sunday 25 June.

Inspector Fisher said: “When I arrived there, the ducklings’ … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched, after claims members of the public in Cwmbran witnessed a man set his three dogs on a cat, who was killed by the incident.

RSPCA Cymru and Gwent Police are appealing for information, after the alleged incident took place on 3 July in the Fairwater area of the town.

It is claimed that a tall, thin white male, dressed entirely in black, was spotted setting three Jack Russell terrier dogs on a cat, … Continue reading…