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…

20.11.13

Two people have been arrested on suspicion of a number of offences surrounding the sale of animals following a multi-agency investigation in Prestwich, Greater Manchester.

Uniformed RSPCA inspectors and officers from our special operations unit, along with Trading Standards officers from Salford City Council and Bury Council, as well as officers from Project Gulf at Greater Manchester Police, attended the property in Greenhill yesterday  (Monday 18 November).

Approximately 40 dogs and puppies, including French bulldogs, English bulldogs and pugs, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of three young cats were found laid out beneath a telegraph pole on a country road in Cumbria. They had suffered massive head injuries, thought to be the result of deliberate, repeated blows.

 

They were reported to the RSPCA yesterday (Monday 18 November) after being spotted by a member of the public on an unnamed road off the A593 in Hawthwaite, a few miles north of Broughton- in-Furness.

 

All … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for help to find a Lurcher-type dog with a large stomach wound, and her owner.

 

A man has been interviewed by the RSPCA regarding an allegation that he stitched the dog’s wound yesterday (Sunday 17 November) but he has refused to name the owner or tell the RSPCA where the dog is.

 

RSPCA inspector Nina Small said: “We are deeply concerned for this dog and her welfare and need to know where we can … Continue reading…

Gordon Birtwistle, MP for Burnley & Padiham, is spending an afternoon with an RSPCA inspector this week to find out more about the animal welfare issues in his constituency.

 

He will spend Thursday afternoon (14 November) with RSPCA inspector and wildlife officer Lyndsey Taylor as she goes about her work responding to complaints of animal cruelty and neglect.

 

Lyndsey has been an RSPCA inspector for five years and has dealt with everything from neglected dogs, cats and horses … Continue reading…