The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned and sitting in her own urine at a service station in Stafford.

The female lurcher was discovered in the early hours of Saturday (20 May) after a man heard her barking. She was found tied to a traffic cone in a corner of Lammascote Service Station, in Lammascote Road, Stafford.

She has now been taken into the RSPCA’s care, where staff have named her Susie.

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The RSPCA is investigating after a dog was left to die, tied up in a bin bag and dumped at the side of a road.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA at 11.30pm on Tuesday night (23 May), after they found the dog in Dorset Road, in Saltley, Birmingham.

The dog, who was alive but in a bad way when he was found, had been placed in the bin bag, which had been tied tightly.

He had three … Continue reading…

The RSPCA’s Walsall branch is urgently appealing for potential cat foster carers to get in touch.

Cat-lovers are being urged to contact the branch, which is short of people available to foster cats and kittens which come into its care.

Becky Weeks, from the branch, said: “We rely on people coming forward to offer their time and homes to foster their cats, as we don’t have an animal centre or cattery facilities. If we don’t have enough volunteers to foster, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was abandoned behind an empty building, where he was found lying on broken glass.

The male Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been named Patch, was found by a member of the public behind an abandoned building in Pyenest Street, Stoke-on-Trent, on Monday afternoon (15 May).

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin, who attended, said: “He was found tied up on a short lead to a metal fence at the back of a building. … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot with a crossbow bolt which went right through into his body.

It was not initially obvious what was wrong with the cat – until an x-ray showed the six-inch bolt inside his body, which had gone in by his left hind leg.

It is believed that the incident happened near to the cat’s home in Balfour Road, Kingswinford, at around 9pm on Sunday (7 May). The nine-year-old male cat … Continue reading…