Two men have been arrested by police on suspicion of animal welfare offences as part of the RSPCA’s ongoing investigations into the sale of sick puppies.

 

Warrants were executed at two addresses in Oldham yesterday morning (Wednesday 27 November). Officers from the RSPCA’s special operations unit attended along with uniformed inspectors and officers from Greater Manchester Police.

 

A total of 23 puppies were seized at one property, including Yorkshire terriers, Chihuahuas and pomeranians. Two needed treatment following inspection … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three Greylag geese were hit by a vehicle on Navigation Road in York on Monday (25 November).

 

The incident happened at about 2.40pm.  RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Helen Martindale arrived less than half an hour later to find that two of the birds had been killed.

 

She took the third goose to the vets but sadly it had to be put to sleep after suffering terrible injuries to its wing … Continue reading…

People in County Durham are being urged to be an #AnimalHero this weekend by supporting RSPCA Felledge Animal Centre and going along to their annual Christmas Fair.

 

The RSPCA launched its ‘Everyday Hero’ campaign earlier this month, which urges all of us to do what we can to improve animal welfare, whether it is reporting a case of cruelty, donating unwanted clothes to an RSPCA charity shop or putting food out for the birds in our garden.

 

This … Continue reading…

26.11.13

A cat stuck on a small ledge on a viaduct in Stockport, 90ft from the ground, has been reunited with his owner.

The cat was rescued by officers from the RSPCA and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service on Friday, 22 November. He was reported to us late on Wednesday afternoon (20 November) after being spotted by a member of the public.

A very tricky situation

RSPCA Inspector Heather Morris said:

“It was a very tricky situation as he … Continue reading…

A cat stuck on a small ledge on a viaduct in Stockport, 90ft from the ground, has been safely rescued by officers from the RSPCA and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service today.

 

The cat was reported to the RSPCA late on Wednesday afternoon (20 November) after being spotted by a member of the public.

 

RSPCA inspector Heather Morris said: “He was 90ft off the ground and 5ft down from the top of the viaduct, so it was … Continue reading…