The RSPCA has launched an appeal for information after a cat was shot with an air weapon in the Willenhall area.

Officers from the charity were alerted after Molly returned back to her home, off of Stroud Avenue, in a very bad way on Friday 16 April.

Molly’s owner returned from work to find her very still, but screaming in pain when touched. There was a huge lump on her ear; and sadly, local vets found that the feline had … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has issued a reminder about the laws surrounding snares after a badger hit by a car was tragically found dead with one of the devices around his chest in Hereford.

Inspector Suzanne Smith was responding to reports of a badger involved in a road traffic collision on a lane off the A465 in the Hereford area.

Unfortunately, she found the badger was dead – and, on closer inspection, had a snare around his chest with old but severe … Continue reading…

A dying dog with a horrific cancerous growth on his face was found dumped at the top of a mountain – and now the RSPCA are appealing to find the person who is responsible.

The poor emaciated dog was found when an off-duty police officer came across her in an isolated spot on top of a mountain in Glyn Ceirog valley.

He took the friendly lurcher-cross to nearby Border Veterinary Centre in Oswestry where she was examined and staff discovered … Continue reading…

Teenagers in the West Midlands are being teamed up with RSPCA rescue dogs in an innovative course which aims to change the lives of the animals and young people.

Paws for Change gives young people who are experiencing challenges the opportunity to bond with and train a rescue dog which has had a difficult start in life.

RSPCA staff work closely with local youth support professionals and alternative provision providers to offer week-long training sessions for young people, teaching skills … Continue reading…

Schools from Birmingham, Reading and Leeds have qualified for the finale of a prestigious debating competition, to take place at Westminster’s Church House.

The RSPCA has been hosting Great Debate events, with school children debating a host of animal welfare topics at “centres of citizenship and democracy” across England.

15 teams from ten schools have competed in three England heats – with six schools winning through and reaching June’s final.

Debates aim to inspire school pupils to research, explore and … Continue reading…