The RSPCA is appealing for information after a family of dead ducks were discovered in a bag in some bushes outside Asda in Colne, Lancashire.

 

The female mallard and nine ducklings were found in a black bin liner on Saturday 27 April.

 

It appears whatever happened to them happened two days earlier.

 

RSPCA Inspector Natalie Taylor said: “CCTV shows a lot of commotion – cars and people are seen stopping and congregating – on the Thursday afternoon … Continue reading…

A lethargic fox cub has been rescued from a Cardiff service station by RSPCA Cymru.

The lone cub was spotted struggling at the Welcome Break service area, on Malthouse Avenue at the Cardiff Gate Business Park on 2 May.

RSPCA Cymru attended and found the confused and disorientated cub hidden behind an electrical equipment box. He was making no attempt to move, despite concerned members of the public standing at arms length.

The fox was rescued, and transferred to RSPCA … Continue reading…

A tiny, four-week-old kitten was saved from a state of desperation after becoming trapped amid very large rock boulders on the breakwater on Towyn beach.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the members of the public heard meows at the boulders adjacent to a cycle path – though the cat could not be seen.

Officers from the charity made three separate visits to the site to secure necessary access to the kitten.

RSPCA officers first nicknamed the kitten ‘Rocky’; and later … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched after the reported theft of a horse which was subject to RSPCA enquiries.

The horse had collapsed in Cardiff’s city centre in front of crowds of people on April 20.

RSPCA Cymru attended the scene, while Police enlisted the support of a Pontardawe-based animal sanctuary to move the animal and provide boarding while investigations continued.

The equine was subsequently signed into the care of the RSPCA by the owners – however, before the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead dog was found dumped in Selby, North Yorkshire.

 

The lurcher-type dog was discovered amongst fly-tipped rubbish on a track running parallel to the River Aire off the A19.

RSPCA inspector Thomas Hutton said: “The dog was inside a white builder’s sack and had tyres stacked on top of them.

 

“There were also a large amount of dog food tins, which could possibly have been dumped by the same person…. Continue reading…