The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was set on by dogs and died in Hull.

 

Four dogs were seen being encouraged to attack the black cat by two men and a teenage boy.

 

The incident happened in the garden of a derelict house on Flinton Grove and some wasteland behind the property between 10am – 2pm on Sunday 10 February.

 

RSPCA inspector Lucy Green said: “The witness described the dogs as being goaded by … Continue reading…

A sparrowhawk has been released back into the wild after coming into RSPCA care when she collided with a window.

 

The female bird of prey was collected from an address on New Road in Barnsley on Saturday 16 February.

 

RSPCA wildlife officer, animal welfare officer (AWO) Liz Braidley, said: “She had flown into a balcony window while chasing her prey, which she still had hold of when I collected her and refused to let go of!

 

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A man from North Yorkshire has been given a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping animals for life after causing unnecessary suffering to a dog.

 

Keith Lewis (D.O.B 25.04.48) of York Road, Barlby admitted two offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 when he appeared before Selby Magistrates’ Court last Tuesday (12 February).

Lewis pleaded guilty to (1.) causing unnecessary suffering to a Collie called Meg by failing to explore and address a ligature wound to her neck … Continue reading…

Three completely bald puppies with a skin condition have been dumped at a vet practice in Halifax, West Yorkshire – a week apart.

 

Two Staffy-types were brought into West Mount Vets, on Pellon Lane, at 5.30pm on Thursday 7 February.

 

A man wearing a hoody and tracksuit carried a box into the reception area, put it down and left before staff realised what was happening.

 

RSPCA inspector Sarah Bagley, who is investigating, said: “When the staff opened … Continue reading…

A man from County Durham has been given a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping animals for life after a prosecution case brought by the RSPCA.

 

Chris Adam (D.O.B 04.10.92) of The Avenue, Coxhoe appeared before South Shields Magistrates’ Court on Friday (8 February).

 

At an earlier hearing he had pleaded guilty to four offences* under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 relating to a nine-month-old female spaniel called Lola and an adult female crossbreed called Charlie.

The … Continue reading…