A man and a woman have been banned from keeping animals for three years, after four cats were found living in squalor at a house in Clifton, Nottingham.

Tony Peck (DOB 18/5/76) and Helen Peck (DOB 7/4/66), both of Southchurch Drive, Clifton, were sentenced on Friday (11 May) after pleading guilty to three Animal Welfare Act offences – one of causing unnecessary suffering to the four cats by failing to treat flea infestation, and two of failing to meet the … Continue reading…

A father and son have been banned from keeping animals for life after one of their dogs was found collapsed and crying while being “eaten alive” by maggots in the backyard of their Nottingham home.

Son Van Huynh (DOB 20/08/65) and Hai Hunyh (DOB 02/02/96), both of Kildare Road, Nottingham, appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court on Friday to be sentenced after pleading guilty to eight Animal Welfare Act offences between them, relating to the neglect of three dogs.

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A tarantula has been rescued by the RSPCA – after being found in a BIN in a Nottingham park.

The white knee tarantula, which was the size of a hand, was cold and wet when RSPCA inspector Teresa Potter rescued the spider on Tuesday last week (24 April), after being found by a shocked dog-walker in Acorn Avenue, Giltbrook.

Inspector Potter said: “It’s rare that we get reports of tarantulas in public so as I was making my way there, … Continue reading…

Generous donations to RSPCA Peterborough funded the much-needed operation

Following a successful appeal by the RSPCA’s Peterborough branch, Lady got the operation she needed and now has a second chance at happiness.

Lady is an 18-month-old Saluki-Lurcher cross who was found tied up outside Broadway Vets in Peterborough on January 25.

The local RSPCA branch took her in but discovered she had a fractured foreleg and needed a £2000 operation to fix it.

Staff appealed to local people to help … Continue reading…

An RSPCA inspector became a real life Alice in Wonderland when she followed a rabbit into a drain in the Ringway area of Northampton on Tuesday (March 13).

Inspector Susan Haywood was called on Tuesday afternoon after a member of the public spotted the rabbit stuck amongst the rubbish six feet down.

Two teenagers then waited with the rabbit until the inspector was able to get there to carry out the rescue.

It took Inspector Haywood an hour and a … Continue reading…