Trio returning home after party spot stray ferret and launch bid to save her

Three RSPCA officers returning from a party leapt into action when they spotted a stray ferret scampering along a busy London street.

Inspector Emma Dingley and animal collection officers Jessica Pierce and Emma Dwan were on their way home on Sunday morning (16 September), following a party the night before, when they spotted the lost mammal running along Camden Street in Camden.

Inspector Dingley said: “We’d … Continue reading…

A pigeon has been found with a crossbow arrow through their body in Scarborough.


The bird was sitting on someone’s doorstep when they were discovered on Saturday (15 September).


They were found outside an address on Cross Street, Scarborough.


RSPCA inspector Laura Barber said: “This poor pigeon was just sitting there with the crossbow arrow all the way through their little body.


“It’s shocking that someone would do something so cruel, deliberately causing so much suffering…. Continue reading…

RSPCA are investigating the incident after trapped wild birds were found dead and dying at West Sussex Nature Reserve

The RSPCA is appealing for information after glue traps were found on bird feeders and vegetation near to a bird hide at the Warnham Local Nature Reserve in Horsham.

The animal welfare charity was alerted by rangers from Horsham District Council who found the stricken entangled birds stuck to feeders and on the ground nearby yesterday. (Thursday September 13.)

The sticky … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned on an escape stairwell outside a block of flats in Rhyl.

The dog, a female bull mastiff type dog, was found at the flats on Edward Henry Street with a member of the public calling the RSPCA on Thursday 6 September.

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies said: “We’re appealing for information as we don’t know the circumstances around why this poor dog was left in a stairwell outside a block … Continue reading…

A decapitated chicken has been found in Pontypool, leading to an RSPCA Cymru information appeal.

The dead hen was found on Sunday, 9 September up a hill off Tranch Road, Tranch, Pontypool.

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell said: “When I arrived at the location the chicken appeared to have been dead less than 24 hours and had been placed on a bed of fern leaves and next to a pile of rocks.

“It appeared that the head had been cleanly cut … Continue reading…