The RSPCA is investigating after the death of a cat who was shot in the abdomen by someone using an air gun near his home in Haywards Heath.

Fang, a grey-and-white 12 year-old male, came back to his home in Silver Birches on Sunday, 22 January, clearly unwell and suffering from sickness.

He was taken straight to a vet by his owner Joceline Colvert, 37, a Housing Support Officer where an X-ray revealed there was an air gun pellet in … Continue reading…

It’s soon time for a special walkies in Llandudno to raise funds for RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre.

Staff from the Upper Colwyn Bay animal centre will be holding a ‘Mutt Strutt’ on Sunday 24 April which will start at 11am from West Shore Cafe, Llandudno.

Walkers and their canine pals need to meet at the location from 10.30am for the six mile circular walk.

Kennel and cattery supervisor Chris Butler said: “We are very much looking forward to our sponsored … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after 17 canaries were dumped in a sealed-up box at the side of a rural road in Nottinghamshire.

A member of the public found the birds at the side of Blidworth Waye, in Papplewick, on Tuesday last week (1 March). The box they were in had been sealed and was wet-through following wet weather.

RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer Karen Brannan said: “We don’t know for sure how long they were there for, but they … Continue reading…

An RSPCA wildlife centre has admitted a small number of gannets which were blown off course by the recent storms that have been battering the UK.

Staff at Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, Cheshire, have been monitoring the seabirds after they were found grounded, exhausted having been blown off-course by the strong winds.

Two of the gannets, pictured left, will soon be ready to be released. One of them was found grounded in Bangor, Clwyd, and the other in Hollyvale, Birmingham. … Continue reading…

A SWAN has been rescued and released back to the River Severn.

A concerned member of the public contacted the RSPCA after a young swan was found in their Paddock area at Pool Quay, Welshpool on Monday (2 November).

RSPCA inspector Phil Lewis said: “The swan was unharmed, but sadly in the next field there was a body of a swan that had hit power lines in the fog.

“I collected the cygnet and then released him onto the River … Continue reading…