15.11.13

Four of our rescue horses found new homes at Your Horse Live last weekend (9 and 10 November) when we took horses and ponies to the event for the first time.

We took four animals from our Gonsal Farm Equine Centre near Shrewsbury to the event at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.  Our equine officers spent two very busy days answering enquiries and providing information at the Norbrook Rescue Village, alongside other equine charities.

Two of the horses that charmed visitors … Continue reading…

15.10.13

We are appealing for information after a young colt was found dumped and collapsed in a field in Gloucester with a horrific leg injury.

The skewbald yearling was found in the field off Naas Lane, Brookthorpe on Saturday (12 October).  He had a large open and bleeding wound to his upper right fore leg and a swollen elbow on the same leg.  The hoof on his right hind leg was also coming away.

The horse was lying collapsed on … Continue reading…

10.08.13

We are appealing for information on how a cat and her kittens came to be dumped in Gloucester.

A shivering mother cat and her two kittens were found abandoned on a bench in Berkeley Street, Gloucester this week.

The cats had been wrapped tightly in a pink paw print blanket and left on a bench in the town centre.

Luckily they were spotted by an eagle-eyed member of the public who took them home and called us.

RSPCA Inspector … Continue reading…

Five bantams sealed in a cardboard box with no ventilation have been dumped on the drive of a chicken keeper in Telford.

The chickens were left around 0830 yesterday morning ( 1 August) at a house in Newcomen Way. The woman who found them said she thought they had been left there because she did keep chickens herself.

 

 

RSPCA inspector Elaine Williams said: “The box was clean but had no bedding in it and no food and water … Continue reading…

The RSPCA’s West Hatch animal centre in Taunton is searching for good homes for four rare breed pigs that came into their care as a result of a prosecution.

The four sows are Oxford Sandy and Black pigs and are two years old and weigh around 200 kilos each.

 

Plum is a grey pig with black spots and Pudding, Sandy and Oxford are all sandy with black spots.

 

RSPCA animal centre supervisor Anastasia Rosenberg said: “All four pigs … Continue reading…