Three dead foxes with their abdomens slit have been found in Chepstow, only a short distance from a separate pile of dead wild animals dumped earlier this year.

A dog walker made the shocking discovery on Wednesday (20 February), and contacted the local police, who enlisted the support of RSPCA Cymru. An urgent appeal for information has now been launched.

The three fox bodies – two male and one female – were found a short walk from Chepstow Garden Centre … Continue reading…

RSPCA Preston & District Branch Animal Centre is to re-open to the public next month.

 

The centre closed in December 2017 so that improvements could be made. The dogs, cats and rabbits being cared for there at the time were transferred to other RSPCA animal centres.

 

The doors will re-open on Sunday 10 March.

 

RSPCA Regional Operations Manager for the North West,  Anne Corbishley, said: “We’re very excited to be able to re-open the centre to the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was set on by dogs and died in Hull.

 

Four dogs were seen being encouraged to attack the black cat by two men and a teenage boy.

 

The incident happened in the garden of a derelict house on Flinton Grove and some wasteland behind the property between 10am – 2pm on Sunday 10 February.

 

RSPCA inspector Lucy Green said: “The witness described the dogs as being goaded by … Continue reading…

A sparrowhawk has been released back into the wild after coming into RSPCA care when she collided with a window.

 

The female bird of prey was collected from an address on New Road in Barnsley on Saturday 16 February.

 

RSPCA wildlife officer, animal welfare officer (AWO) Liz Braidley, said: “She had flown into a balcony window while chasing her prey, which she still had hold of when I collected her and refused to let go of!

 

“It … Continue reading…

An RSPCA Essex branch is caring for an extremely poorly dog who was found tied to a signpost in West Hanningfield Road, Essex on Wednesday (13th).

 

Fortunately the dog was found by a fosterer for the RSPCA Essex Mid, Brentwood, Chelmsford & District branch who contacted the branch chairman Clive Vallis.

Toby, as he has since been named, appeared to be frozen in fear and was very weak and clearly underweight. He is only around two to three … Continue reading…