We appealing for information after a pony was shot in the face in a callous and brutal act of animal cruelty.
Bambi, a ten-year-old chestnut mare, was shot in the nose with a 20 inch bolt arrow, most likely fired from a crossbow.
The injured pony was spotted by a concerned member of the public on Monday, 10 June, at around 7pm in her field near Broad Car Road, Hoyland, Barnsley.
The member of the public contacted us, and … Continue reading…
The RSPCA rescued ducks, geese and swans from a river in Norfolk following a diesel spill on Tuesday.
The RSPCA was called out to the Little Ouse and Thet rivers in Thetford after someone broke into a commercial property and damaged a diesel container when they were disturbed, causing thousands of litres of fuel to spill out into the rivers.
The spillage affected nearly thirty water birds which were collected by the RSPCA and taken to the charity’s East Winch … Continue reading…
Literary talent search proves a great success for 11-year-old Nicola Eldridge from a small village near Bedford.
Young Nicola Eldridge, 11, is one of the proud winners of the RSPCA animal action 2013 Write on! competition – sponsored by Collins School Dictionary – and the proud owner of a new Dell Inspiron laptop computer. The judges read hundreds of stories and had a tough time deciding the winners in each of three age categories, with Nicola’s canine commentary Race … Continue reading…
We’ve just learnt that the mother cat who seemed very stressed by the incident with her babies disappearing down the cavity wall is in fact almost blind.
She and her kittens are in foster care and as she had an upset tummy she was taken to a vet who examined her and realised that even though she is a young cat she has cataracts in both eyes and can only discern light and dark
RSPCA Inspector Sara Elmy who … Continue reading…
Four newborn kittens have had a lucky escape after falling down the gap in a cavity wall in a bungalow in Kirby Cross in Frinton-on-sea.
The owners of the bungalow, Sue and Brian Davie, alerted the RSPCA after hearing the cries of the kittens. Their ginger mother was located in the loft and it was clear that she had given birth but her offspring were nowhere to be seen.
RSPCA Inspector Sarah Elmy said:
“We could hear the kittens
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