The RSPCA is appealing for information after four cats in the same street died from suspected poisonings.

The cats, who lived in homes in Kirby Drive, Dudley, all died in the last week of September. It is not known for certain what poisoned them.

RSPCA inspector Kelly Lake said: “This is very distressing for the owners of the cats who died. The RSPCA is always deeply concerned to hear about suspected poisonings. Animals are often extremely curious and will be … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an owl was intentionally hanged from a tree by his wing in a Nuneaton wood.

The tawny owl was found by two members of the public in woodland known as “The Rough” in Arbury Park Estate, on Sunday, 4 October.

He was hanging off an 8ft-high branch by a piece of string which was tied to the end of his left wing. The owl was still alive but appeared to be very lethargic.An … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people about the dangers football netting can pose to wildlife after a badger got so entangled he had to be rescued.

The badger was spotted by a member of the public on Monday (5 October) morning at a school in Wolverhampton.

Two officers from the RSPCA worked together to free her before she was taken to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich. She was also found to have wounds to her face.

Once at Stapeley, it … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an abandoned dog was found tied to a pole by a piece of nylon rope.

The Yorkshire terrier, who has been called Nigel, was found by a member of the public behind a football cage on the corner of Peel Avenue and Union Street, in Birkenhead.

Nigel, thought to be around four years’ old, is not microchipped and is currently being cared for by the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Leanne Cragg said: “There was … Continue reading…

A kitten thought to have been thrown out of a car on the busy M54 is recovering from his ordeal at an RSPCA rescue centre.

The male grey tabby – which has been called Highway – was found cowering beneath a barrier on Junction 4 of the M54 near Shifnal, in Shropshire.

Workers from the Highways England found Highway, who is thought to be around five months old, and contacted the RSPCA’s Gonsal Farm Animal Centre, in Dorrington, Shropshire.

Highway … Continue reading…