The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young foal was dumped in a lane in Cootham near Pulborough on Sunday 27th August.

The youngster who was only between five and seven months old, was dumped alone in a lane suffering from a terrible deep and infected fly blown wound and was blind in her eye due to a horrific leaking abscess.

The wound above the top of her hoof was down to the joint bone, was oozing pus and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a tiny kitten was found stuck by her head to a glue trap and is urging the public to get in touch and report details of any shops that are still selling them to the public.

The call comes after a member of the public contacted the RSPCA to to say they had found a collapsed kitten with her mouth glued together after she was stuck on a glue trap in the Camberwell … Continue reading…

RSPCA inspector called to rescue a sheep stuck in a muddy dyke and ended up to his elbows in mud

RSPCA Inspector David Grant received a call from a worried member of the public who had spotted the sheep which was stuck up to her shoulders in the muddy dyke.

Inspector Grant waded into the mud, despite only having a pair of wellies to protect him.

He said: “I currently have a hire vehicle as my RSPCA van is in … Continue reading…

RSPCA called to collect a stray tortoise “marching” across a golf course in Surrey

The RSPCA is appealing to find the owner of a tortoise who managed to find his way onto a golf course at Walton on Thames.


The tortoise was spotted by some golfers and the groundsman from Burhill Golf Club contacted the RSPCA on Friday, 7 July.

RSPCA Inspector Joanne Bowling attended and collected the Hermann’s tortoise which was transferred to the care of RSPCA exotics … Continue reading…

Mystery over how mum became covered in engine oil

Staff at the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk are currently caring for a mother duck who managed to get herself drenched in engine oil.

The duck and her four ducklings were regular visitors to the grounds of Swaffham Veterinary Centre in Tower Meadows, Swaffham.

taff there had even made her a makeshift pool where she could take a dip when she visited, and the family were a regular sight … Continue reading…