The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found tied to a tree in Witham, Essex on Saturday afternoon.

 

The dog was found tied to a tree in James Cooke Woods, Maldon Road, Witham.

The Staffordshire bull terrier dog was found at around 2.30pm and  a witness had said that the dog had not been there an hour earlier.

The kind-hearted member of the public tried to approach the dog, but he managed to wriggle loose from … Continue reading…

A lapwing was found in Barry with puncture wounds under her wings, in a feared shooting incident.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the wading bird was found at Dow Corning, on Cardiff Road, in Barry.

A member of the public had found the bird badly injured and unable to fly on the evening of Thursday 17 January, and phoned the RSPCA the following day.

RSPCA Cymru attended that day, and took the bird into their care.

Sadly, veterinary examination found … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two kittens were dumped in a bin in Gateshead.

 

They were discovered at around 9am last Monday (28 January) in the industrial bin at the back of St Chad’s Community Project, Liddell Terrace. 

 

RSPCA inspector Suzanne Edgar said: “The person who found them said the bin lid was closed and when they opened it the kittens were just sitting there looking up them.

 

“They took some photos (above) before climbing … Continue reading…

The number of animals affected by plastic litter in England and Wales is at an all-time high, with incidents increasing by 22% in just four years, according to new RSPCA data.

In Wales, plastic-related incidents reported to the RSPCA have increased almost 29% when comparing 2015 with 2018 – rising from 21 calls, to 27 incidents – despite the overall number of calls about litter falling significantly.

Similarly, across England and Wales, the animal welfare charity has recorded a rise … Continue reading…

AN RSPCA volunteer has put pen to paper to write two children’s books to raise much needed funds for the local branch.

Helen Lakey,  a long-term volunteer at the branch’s Felixstowe Charity Shop, has written two books and all the royalties will be donated to the RSPCA along with the gift aid.

 

Her two books are written for children and are available on Amazon.

 

The first book is called ‘PLOP! The Boy who saved The World’ and although … Continue reading…