The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was seen being thrown from a bridge in Wirral.

A member of the public rescued the dog – a male border terrier – after witnessing him being thrown from a bridge in Lingham Lane, Moreton, onto wasteland below on New Year’s Day.

The dog is now in the RSPCA’s care, where staff have nicknamed him Milo. Sadly Milo isn’t microchipped so the RSPCA is hoping the public will be able to … Continue reading…

A woman who abandoned her cat in a house for five weeks – which led to the animal becoming emaciated and close to death – has been sentenced in court.

Joanne Brown (DOB 08/05/84), of Winterburn Green, Stockport, was sentenced at Stockport Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday 21 December). She pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to the cat, named Tinkerbell, at an earlier hearing.

Magistrates gave Brown a 12-month conditional discharge, and ordered her to pay £250 costs and a … Continue reading…

A dog who was found wandering the streets with his jaw hanging off after being used for badger baiting is ending 2017 on a high after finding a loving new home.

Herbie the lurcher was rescued by the RSPCA in August this year when he was found straying in Warrington. The injuries to his face were so severe that he had to undergo reconstruction surgery to rebuild his jaw.

He was put up for rehoming at the RSPCA’s Macclesfield branch, … Continue reading…

Two elderly Staffordshire bull terriers are crossing their paws for a new home this Christmas – after being in the RSPCA’s care for more than A YEAR.

Kaya, who is aged 13, and Kane, who is 10, arrived at the animal charity’s Wirral branch in October 2016 after Kaya was beaten by her owner in a Wirral street. As a result, both dogs were taken in by the RSPCA while investigations and a prosecution took place.

The dogs have now … Continue reading…

RSPCA officers from County Durham are going to be sharing a cup of tea with elderly pet owners when they drop off gift parcels for them this winter.

 

We’ve joined up with the Tata Global Beverages’ Tetley Tea factory in Stockton-on-Tees and the Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) to spread some Christmas cheer.

RVS has identified older people with pets who are willing for the RSPCA to visit their homes and bring gifts including pet food and toys to their … Continue reading…