The RSPCA is appealing for information after an extremely emaciated staffie was found abandoned in North Shields.

The white Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Ayma by the veterinary staff, is so thin all of her ribs are visible and she is unable to stand or walk.

She was discovered by a member of the public at about 6am this morning (Friday, 12 October) on a grassy embankment near Howden Road, close to the A187 in North Shields.

RSPCA inspector Cathy Maddison, … Continue reading…

Lauren Sanderson volunteers for Cat Smart

The RSPCA Cat Smart scheme is in need of volunteers to become drivers and social media ambassadors

A cat neutering project in Sheffield is in desperate need of moggy-loving volunteers to help continue its great work in the city.

The Cat Smart scheme aims to tackle the cat overpopulation crisis in Sheffield by offering free and reduced neutering, microchipping and cat welfare advice.

 

On average, the RSPCA receives a call to its national control centre about a cat every … Continue reading…

There’s good news for Bruce the dog who was found with holes in his head, having been beaten and set on fire in Cumbria.

 

Based on scan results back yesterday and feedback from his fosterer, vets say that he seems to be happy and enjoying life.

 

RSPCA chief inspector Rob Melloy said: “It’s nothing short of a miracle really.

 

“To say we are relieved by the feedback from vets is an understatement.

 

“We have been really … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a very poorly Saluki-type dog limped onto a petrol station forecourt in Huddersfield.

 

The female brindle-coloured dog had a broken front right leg and black football socks had been tied so tightly around her other three legs to cover sores from a severe skin condition that they had cut into them. She was also emaciated.

 

RSPCA inspector Rebecca Goulding said: “We believe her leg had been broken for about a week … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was hanged from a motorway bridge over the M62, leaving his owner ‘devastated’.

 

The charity was called by police and attended the scene at around 12noon on Sunday (30 September).

 

RSPCA inspector Thomas Hutton said: “Police, along with the Highways Agency and local fire and rescue service, had already got the cat down when I arrived.

 

“The male black and white ragdoll cat had been hanged using a … Continue reading…