The RSPCA has rescued an abandoned Gwynedd seal pup, found skinny and alone on the side of the Mawddach Estuary.

A member of the public spotted the collapsed seal and notified RSPCA Cymru. The poor pup’s mother had not been seen for three days.

The charity attended and rescued the seal on Sunday October 8, who has now been transferred to specialist wildlife facilities at Stapeley Grange in Nantwich for rehabilitation and support, ahead of an anticipated return to the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people with information to come forward after a man was seen beating a dog on a bus in Walsall.

The animal charity was contacted by a worried member of the public who witnessed the incident on the 10A bus from Walsall to Brownhills, on Thursday last week (12 October) at around 4.25pm.

RSPCA inspector Laura Bryant said: “The caller witnessed a man inflict several blows to the side of the dog, who appeared frightened and had … Continue reading…

Scampi was hit by a car which left his back legs unusable

Scampi is looking for a new forever home after being hit by a car

‘Medical marvel’ Scampi has been transformed from dragging his back legs behind him to walking with no issues.


Two-year-old Scampi was found in Manchester after it is believed he was hit by a car and suffered terrible injuries to his back legs.


The tendons attaching his knee caps to the shin bones had been ripped away rendering him completely lame and meant he had … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a badger was shot in Derbyshire.

A member of the public contacted the animal charity after finding the injured badger in Longcliffe, Brassington, on Wednesday, 11 October.

An RSPCA inspector arrived to collect the badger, however sadly she died in the inspector’s van while on the way to a vets in Ashbourne.

RSPCA inspector Mick Darling said: “The badger was discovered at the side of the footpath and she had an entry and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a man reportedly mistreated a dog outside a pub in Stoke-on-Trent.

Witnesses who saw the incident said that the man threw the dog in the air a number of times and let her drop to the floor.

He was confronted by members of the public following the incident, on Thursday evening (12 Oct) outside The Greyhound pub in Manor Court Street, Penkhull, but he walked away and left the dog behind.

The dog, … Continue reading…