The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in the face with an air gun in the Benfleet area of Essex in March.

The pellet was discovered in the four-year-old cat’s face when his owners took him to the vet for a check up as they were concerned about a lump on his face which wasn’t healing.

When vet’s examined the cat, named Nigel, they discovered the lumpy scab had actually been caused by an air gun … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in the abdomen with an air gun in Brentwood, Essex.

Pancake was taken to a vet after he was shot sometime on Saturday April 6 between 9.30am and 11.30am, in the area of Kelvedon Green, Kelvedon Hatch

 

After finding a wound on the side of his body, his worried owners rushed him straight to House and Jackson Veterinary Hospital, where x-rays discovered the pellet had caused damage to … Continue reading…

Seal has been named Sir David, after Sir David Attenborough, who has been at the forefront of highlighting the impact of plastic in our oceans

A THIRD grey seal with a plastic frisbee deeply embedded in his neck has been rescued from a Norfolk beach and taken to the RSPCA’s East Winch Wildlife Centre near King’s Lynn for urgent care.

 

The severely ill seal, called Sir David,  was caught on Horsey Beach in Norfolk yesterday (c3) in a joint … Continue reading…

An RSPCA Essex branch is caring for an extremely poorly dog who was found tied to a signpost in West Hanningfield Road, Essex on Wednesday (13th).

 

Fortunately the dog was found by a fosterer for the RSPCA Essex Mid, Brentwood, Chelmsford & District branch who contacted the branch chairman Clive Vallis.

Toby, as he has since been named, appeared to be frozen in fear and was very weak and clearly underweight. He is only around two to three … Continue reading…

A severely injured juvenile grey seal who was found with orange plastic netting embedded in his neck is being cared for at RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre.

It’s now one month since the seal, named Suffolk Punch*, was rescued from Horsey Gap in Norfolk on Friday 11 January,  in a joint operation between local charities Friends of Horsey Seals and Marine and Wildlife Rescue.

The orange plastic netting was embedded in his neck, and like other netted seals that have … Continue reading…