A leading RSPCA vet is warning cat owners who live in flats to be aware their felines could be at risk of high-rise syndrome.

The warning comes as the RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital and Harmsworth Memorial Hospital both had to treat two recent cases of young cats who had both fallen from high rise blocks of flats in London.

Little Beatrice, and Saba who is just 11 weeks old, both had to have a leg amputated after they fell from … Continue reading…

A dog is being treated by RSPCA vets after she was found dumped in a front garden in Orpington at the weekend, wearing veterinary bandages and a catheter in her leg.

Homeowners on Crofton Road in Orpington, Kent, were surprised to find the young/small Shepherd type dog with clear injuries sitting helplessly in their front garden on Saturday morning (8 July) around 7.30am.

RSPCA deputy chief inspector Anthony Pulfer rushed to the address.

He said: “The poor dog was clearly … Continue reading…

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…