The RSPCA is appealing for information after several young kittens and a cockerel were dumped in the woods and left to survive on their own.

The animals were abandoned in Bexley Hill, Petworth, on the side of a single-track road.

Local residents spotted three kittens and a cockerel on October 24 at the edge of a patch of woodland and, concerned for their welfare, called the RSPCA.

Inspector Andrew Kirby visited on the cold, wet day, but was unable to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a sick and starving dog was found abandoned in Snodland, Kent.

The four-year-old male boxer was found running loose at a disused water plant in Ham Hill on Monday evening (November 2) by a walker who called the RSPCA and took him to a nearby vet.

He was very thin, starving and thirsty. He also had a large, bloody wound on the back of his neck and an open, bleeding tumour on his … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is warning owners about the dangers of unsafe collars after a cat was found with a nasty injury under his front leg which will take more than a year to heal.

Collie, a black and white cat, was taken to the charity’s Central & North East London Branch on Monday evening (28 September) after he had become trapped in his own collar.

He had been found straying in Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, London by a member of the … Continue reading…

A lost, poorly chicken made her way to a casino in a busy area of London in search of a bit of luck.

The RSPCA came to the rescue after the bird was found at a 24-hour gaming shop – Cashinos – in London Road, Morden in Surrey on Wednesday, 16 September.

It is not known whether the bird was lost or abandoned but she was in a very poorly state and so dehydrated she was forced to drink from … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a female badger was found caught in a snare in a remote spot near Peterborough.

The wild mammal was discovered off a country trail in Hampton Nature Reserve in Nature’s Way, Hampton Hargate last Thursday (17 September) by a volunteer group monitoring wildlife in the area.

They found her collapsed and injured, with breathing difficulties, and called the RSPCA for help.

RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “Sadly the badger … Continue reading…