The RSPCA is appealing for information after four kittens were abandoned in Stoke-on-Trent – of which two sadly died.

The week-old kittens were crying when they were found in a box at the side of a road in Settle Grove on Thursday 31 August. The member of the public who found them took the kittens back to their home and called the RSPCA.

Sadly, two of the kittens died overnight. The surviving two – who have been named Doris and … Continue reading…

A black Staffordshire bull terrier has been found in a ‘truly horrendous state’, in Glynneath, with RSPCA Cymru urgently seeking to find out the circumstances behind the dog’s sad condition.

The charity was contacted after the female dog was seen – on Sunday (17 September) – staggering and rocking in a single spot, with bloody mucus dripping from an open wound on her nose.

RSPCA Cymru collected the dog, who was found with a large mass on her forehead, oozing … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information, following the death of a Church Village cat in suspicious circumstances.

The charity was alerted after a three-year old cat, named Vig, sadly passed away suddenly on Friday evening (15 September), having been seen vomiting. He was showing no ill effects before the incident.

It is feared Vig may have been poisoned, after another cat on the same street became unwell at the same time and is undergoing veterinary treatment.

Tortoiseshell Vig … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after receiving reports that ducks are being shot at on a Walsall canal.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity on Thursday 31 August after witnessing two ducks being shot dead with a pellet gun on a canal behind a row of houses in St John’s Close.

RSPCA inspector Laura Bryant said: “We are very concerned to hear that someone is deliberately targeting wildlife in such a cruel way. There have … Continue reading…

Two seabirds who had been blown off course have been rescued from landlocked Nottingham – 80 miles away from the coast.

The Manx shearwaters were found in different locations in the city – one in the Dunkirk area of the city and the other in the Mapperley Park area.

Both were lethargic but uninjured. It is thought they had become exhausted as a result of being blown off course.

They have now been transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife … Continue reading…