The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was found in Urmston, Greater Manchester in a ‘horrendous state’.

His left eye was missing and the socket infected and he was completely blind. He was also emaciated, his fur was heavily matted and had fly eggs in it.

 

He had to be put to sleep by a vet on humane grounds.

 

RSPCA inspector Lorna Campbell collected him from Lowther Gardens on Sunday 29 October after a call from … Continue reading…

A lorry driver who found an injured kitten stuck inside the engine of his 44-tonne articulated lorry managed to free the frightened feline – and is hoping to take him home!

 

Anthony Anderson was uncoupling his lorry in Washington, in Tyne & Wear, when he heard a meowing coming from inside the vehicle.

 

He said: “Earlier in the day I’d been tipping the lorry in Hartlepool and saw two cats run underneath my cab. I saw one run … Continue reading…

The emaciated body of a Staffy puppy has been found in a tiny crate on the side of a road near Doncaster Sheffield Airport.  

 

The eight month old dog was surrounded by rotting human food which had clearly been pushed through the bars or thrown into the crate including bread, chips, chicken nuggets and meatballs.

 

He was found by a cyclist on a grass verge on High Common Lane, Austerfield, Doncaster at 12.35pm yesterday (Thursday 26 October).

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The RSPCA has teamed up with Stanhope Park Vets and firefighters from Darlington Fire Station to urge people to think about animals as Bonfire Night draws near.

A photocall took place at Darlington Fire Station this week (Tuesday 24 October) to help promote the message.

RSPCA chief inspector Mark Gent said: “Fireworks are terrifying for animals, we all know that. Figures show nearly half of dogs show signs of anxiety when they hear them.

 

“Already this year we’ve heard … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an extremely poorly tiny puppy was found abandoned in woodland in Kirkham this week.

 

A member of the public was walking along a footpath through a wooded area off Station Road on Tuesday afternoon (17 October) when they found the frightened German shepherd puppy.

 

RSPCA inspector Amy McIntosh, investigating, said: “The walker was very worried about her as she appeared to be alone, was staggering around and couldn’t walk properly so … Continue reading…