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.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a puppy was found tied to a tree in a Buckinghamshire wood.

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, called Patch and thought to be around nine months’ old, was found by a member of the public tied to a tree in woods off Old Saw Mill Lane, in Amersham, on Thursday (24 September).

Patch, pictured right, is microchipped but the RSPCA has made contact with the person whose details are on the chip and they … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about a cat who died after being attacked by three teenagers in Wolverhampton.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after they saw the three youths kicking the black cat in Ivyhouse Lane, on the corner of Mount Pleasant Street, in Coseley, Wolverhampton, at 10.30pm on Friday (25 September).

The three youths – all thought to be aged between 13 and 15 – ran away as soon as they were approached by the … Continue reading…