An RSPCA cattery is looking to find a home for a long-stay cat who has been looking for a new home for six months.

Five-year-old Snowy was taken into RSPCA Stapeley Grange by an inspector in January after she was found as a stray.

Since then, she has seen numerous cats rehomed before her – but no one has come forward to show any interest in her.

Now the centre is making a special appeal for someone to adopt sweet … Continue reading…

A baby roe deer who was close to death after being found all alone on a County Durham cycle path is recovering after being spotted by chance by an RSPCA officer.

RSPCA animal collection officer Shane Lynn was on his way to his inspectorate group office in Stockton-on-Tees when he thought he saw out of the corner of his eye a small deer on its own on a cycle path.

He got out of his van and started to walk … Continue reading…

A woman from Ferryhill, County Durham has been sentenced for causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of three dogs following a prosecution case brought by the RSPCA.

 

Nicole Jones (D.O.B 11.05.2000) of Kitchener Terrace  appeared before Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court last week (Wednesday 22 May).

 

She pleaded guilty to three offences under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 at a hearing earlier this month (18 May).*  

 

As well as being disqualified from keeping animals for … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a family of dead ducks were discovered in a bag in some bushes outside Asda in Colne, Lancashire.

 

The female mallard and nine ducklings were found in a black bin liner on Saturday 27 April.

 

It appears whatever happened to them happened two days earlier.

 

RSPCA Inspector Natalie Taylor said: “CCTV shows a lot of commotion – cars and people are seen stopping and congregating – on the Thursday afternoon … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead dog was found dumped in Selby, North Yorkshire.

 

The lurcher-type dog was discovered amongst fly-tipped rubbish on a track running parallel to the River Aire off the A19.

RSPCA inspector Thomas Hutton said: “The dog was inside a white builder’s sack and had tyres stacked on top of them.

 

“There were also a large amount of dog food tins, which could possibly have been dumped by the same person…. Continue reading…