Two cats from same family shot by air rifle

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for witnesses or those with information to come forward after two cats from one house were shot by air rifles in Sedgley, West Midlands.

The first cat (pictured right) was shot in the neck on 26 July last year and, although the pellet was in a very dangerous area, vets managed to remove it and the cat recovered.

 

However, the second cat … Continue reading…

Who owns Holly?

RSPCA appeals for owner to come forward

 

The RSPCA is trying to find out who owns a young dog who was found wandering in Exeter late in the afternoon of Thursday 11 December.

 

Holly, as the Staffordshire bull terrier has since been named by the RSPCA, was found on Burnthouse Lane near Ludwell Valley Fields.  She followed a local dog walker home who took her in and contacted the local authority dog warden who took … Continue reading…

Friday 12 December 2014

Munchkin on yellow brick road to recovery

One-eyed kitten overcomes adversity to look for new home

The RSPCA Milton Keynes branch is searching for a new home for a one-eyed kitten named Munchkin who has had a hard year, but is now ready to spend Christmas* and forever with a new owner.

 

Tabby and white-coloured Munchkin came to the RSPCA in July 2014 as one of four three-week-old kittens.  Their mum, Lucy, also came into … Continue reading…

Friday 5 December 2014

 

Telford couple banned after Dalmatians found emaciated

Two dogs were extremely underweight

 

A couple from Telford have been disqualified from keeping animals for 10 years after they admitted causing unnecessary suffering to their two Dalmatian dogs.

 

Neil Harris (9/4/65) and Julie Harris (4/4/72) of Leadon Close, Little Dawley, appeared at Telford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (3 December).  They were also found guilty of a charge of failing to meet the welfare needs of … Continue reading…

Two rabbits die after being abandoned

Two other rabbits and two guinea pigs also dumped

 

The RSPCA is appealing for information after four rabbits and two guinea pigs were found dumped in a field in Dorset.

 

The six animals were found at around 4pm on Tuesday 18 November on a track near a locked gate not far from The Cock and Bottle Inn, East Morden, Wareham.

 

One rabbit had already died and another was emaciated and so … Continue reading…