Young bunnies dumped next to bins
RSPCA appeals for information
The RSPCA is appealing for information after two young rabbits were found dumped in a pet carrier next to bins in Exmouth.
The two bunnies were discovered at 8.30am on Friday 14 November near to the entrance of flats in an alleyway off High Street, next to the Famous Ship pub. They were inside a bright blue plastic pet carrier.
It is thought that the rabbits may have … Continue reading…
Starling’s startling rescue from behind boiler
Bird flaps off to freedom
The RSPCA rescued a starling which was stuck behind a boiler on Friday (14 November).
The bird had managed to get down the flue and behind the boiler in a bungalow on Westbury Court, Hedge End, Southampton. The first the homeowners knew of the starling was when they saw insulation material on their table and floor.
They took the front cover off the boiler unit and contacted … Continue reading…
We’re appealing for information after a dog was found with a crossbow bolt through his skull near Peterborough.
Ziggy, a white and black male, two-year-old Staffy, was found in a very remote piece of woodland near Wansford, Peterborough on Wednesday 22 October.
He had a 20 inch carbon fibre weapon sticking into one side of his head and out the other side.
Ziggy was spotted by two beady eyed passers-by as they drove down the rural road, and … Continue reading…
Emaciated horse recovers and is looking for new home
Owner banned from keeping equines for two years
A woman from Queen Camel, near Yeovil, was banned from keeping equines for two years on 14 October after admitting causing unnecessary suffering to a thoroughbred horse.
Hannah Sawyer (17/10/86) of Camel Road was also fined £245 and ordered to pay costs of £250 and a £24 victim surcharge by Yeovil Magistrates’ Court.
The court heard that Miah, a 15-year-old … Continue reading…
As the RSPCA struggles to cope with the numbers of horses needing its help, two plucky equines are today (8 August) setting out with their owners on a 100 mile trek just to raise money for the charity’s Felledge Equine Centre.
Scotch, a miniature Shetland pony, and Barley, a donkey will take their owners, Tiggy Bays-Griffiths and Chelsey Bailey, on the first sponsored trek of its kind around East Anglia.
The seven day challenge begins today in Needham … Continue reading…