A rabbit has been found abandoned in an alleyway behind a Barry curry house.

The small male ginger rabbit was found on Monday (11 September) near Broad Street in Barry. The rabbit was found hopping around some furniture that had been left in the alley.

RSPCA animal collection officer Gary Lucas said: “The member of the public was on their way to get a takeaway when they found the rabbit in the alleyway and called us.

“They kindly took the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a kitten was thrown from a moving car into traffic on a dual carriageway in York.

Members of the public witnessed the kitten get hit by several cars after being thrown from the window of a dark blue Ford Focus, at around 4.50pm on Thursday 5 September.

It was reported to the RSPCA, who are now investigating, and police.

RSPCA inspector Tom Hutton said: “This would have been a very upsetting incident to … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery is appealing for people to adopt one of its feline residents ahead of building work which is scheduled to take place later this month.

RSPCA Stapeley Grange, in London Road, Nantwich, currently has 32 cats looking for new homes. However, major work planned on the cattery’s roof means that half of the cattery needs to be emptied before the work is due to start on 16 September

Lee Stewart, manager of Stapeley Grange, said: “We are planning … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a group of children were seen kicking bags containing live goldfish which were being given as prizes at a fair in East Yorkshire.

The animal welfare charity was contacted after concerned members of the public witnessed the incident on Wednesday 4 September at a fair in Mill Street, Driffield.

The incident has prompted the RSPCA to re-issue pleas to fairground owners about not giving out goldfish as prizes.

Inspector Lucy Green said: “This … Continue reading…

The search is on for the owner of a spotted eagle owl, found in Gilfach Goch.

The RSPCA were contacted when the non-native bird was found at Hendreforgan on Saturday (7 September) at around 8am.

RSPCA inspector Simon Evans was called to find the owl – which has been identified as a spotted eagle owl (grey morph) native to southern Africa – flying freely between gardens.

“He was very much lost and wasn’t quite sure where to go,” said Simon. … Continue reading…