Friday 1 February 2013


The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated Staffordshire bull terrier was found tied up in the snow in Gateshead.


The female brindle and white dog was spotted behind a shop at the top of Lobley Hill Bank by a member of the public on the afternoon of Monday 14 January. After keeping an eye on her for an hour the member of the public decided the snow was falling so heavily that … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two dogs were callously abandoned dangerously close to a flooded river.


The RSPCA received a call on Monday 28 January from a concerned member of the public who found the two dogs tied with twine to a tree at Trentside, Gunthorpe, Nottingham.


The dogs were taken to the RSPCA Radcliffe Animal Shelter, and although one of the dogs was microchipped – efforts to find the current owner have been to no … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was strangled with a mobile phone charger and the socket shoved down his throat in a horrific incident of animal cruelty.
The body of the male cat was found by a horrified member of the public on 11 January in a walkway at Beacon Hill, Newark.
The Bengal cat was found with the car charger wrapped around his neck and had been dumped inside a plastic bag which was then inside … Continue reading…

Tuesday 29 January 2013


The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured puppy was found in an alleyway in Brotton, Saltburn-by-the-Sea, North Yorkshire.


The tiny girl, thought to be aged around four weeks old and far too young to be away from her mother, was wandering in the alley to the rear of Jackson Street on Sunday afternoon (25 January 2013).


RSPCA inspector Emma Stainthorpe said: “A member of the public found her and took her … Continue reading…

Friday 11 January 2013


The RSPCA is offering 25 runners the chance to take part in the first ever Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon which has sold out in just days.


Places in the event – organised by For All Events, the organisation set up by the family of charity fundraiser Jane Tomlinson as her legacy – went on sale on Tuesday but had all gone by this afternoon.


RSPCA fundraising manager for the North Amy Smith said: “This … Continue reading…