The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in Nottinghamshire.

The male tabby cat, who had no collar and was not microchipped, was found with the injuries by a member of the public in Crowtrees Lane, Sutton-in-Ashfield, on Friday (21 August).

He was taken to a vets where the injuries to his stomach were found to be caused by an air gun. They were so severe that the vet humanely put him to sleep to prevent further … Continue reading…

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The RSPCA is urging members of the public to vote with their feet and give a circus that is coming to Langley Mill a miss.

Peter Jolly’s Circus will be in the town, in land off the A610, from 26th August to 31st August. The circus uses wild animals.

The RSPCA has long been pushing for a complete ban on the use of wild animals in circuses.

Due to their dependency on regular travel, circuses cannot provide the sizeable and … Continue reading…

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after two injured Hermann tortoises were abandoned by their owner outside the doors of Marwell Zoo in Winchester.

Marwell Zoo reported the incident to the RSPCA on Thursday 2 July after finding the two tortoises dumped in a container outside the entrance to the attraction. Both reptiles were found to have a cracked and bleeding shell and the pair were rushed to a vet in Fair Oak for treatment before being taken to a … Continue reading…

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a callous owner unloaded their Royal python and vivarium outside a betting shop and drove away leaving the snake stranded on the roadside.

The incident happened at about 5:30pm on Sunday 31 May outside Ladbrokes on Gloucester Street in Oxford. The owner is believed to have unloaded the snake in its tank with some bedding and other equipment outside the shop and then driven off without returning.

RSPCA inspector Andy Eddy who is … Continue reading…

Lara learning to love life with your help

More than £8,000 raised for emaciated horse found on Essex hillside

An emaciated horse found on a dark Harlow hillside is getting stronger every day and an appeal to help her has already raised an amazing £8,200, with more than 480 people donating.

 

The RSPCA appealed for information after Lara, a red and white mare was found a month ago (14 April).

 

Lara was discovered just 40 miles from where … Continue reading…