The RSPCA is urging people to dispose of angling litter properly after a bat suffered a serious injury when he got a fishing hook impaled through his face.

The daubenton’s bat was found with horrific injuries to his face at Branston Golf and Country Club, in Burton-on-Trent, on Wednesday last week (23 August).

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after finding the bat dangling on fishing line from a tree.

He was collected by an RSPCA officer and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young foal was dumped in a lane in Cootham near Pulborough on Sunday 27th August.

The youngster who was only between five and seven months old, was dumped alone in a lane suffering from a terrible deep and infected fly blown wound and was blind in her eye due to a horrific leaking abscess.

The wound above the top of her hoof was down to the joint bone, was oozing pus and … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery in Cheshire is trying to find a new home for two feline friends who can’t bear to be separated.

Billy and Bertie arrived at RSPCA Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, in June after their previous owner could no longer care for them due to ill health.

But sadly nobody has come forward to offer the two-year-old cats a new home since.

Joyce Mellor, deputy manager of the cattery, said: “They are striking-looking cats but they seem to have … Continue reading…

This photo shows the moment a terrified dog was rescued by the RSPCA after being tied up to a gate and abandoned in the middle of a field at night.

The dog was spotted by a member of the public in the field, in Blythe Road, Coleshill, Birmingham, on the evening of Friday, 25 August.

They contacted the RSPCA, and Inspector Mike Scargill attended to rescue the dog, a male Staffordshire bull terrier.

The dog was so terrified and untrusting … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog with facial injuries consistent with fighting with badgers was found in Warrington.

The brindle and white lurcher-type dog was found on Saturday (26 August) in a garden on Dark Lane, in Higher Whitley.

The member of the public who found the dog contacted the RSPCA, and Inspector Lisa Lupson attended to collect him. He is now in the RSPCA’s care, where staff have named him Herbie.

Inspector Lupson said: “The poor … Continue reading…