The RSPCA is appealing for information after the dead bodies of a kitten and a cat in a box were pulled out of Walsall Canal.

A member of the public witnessed a man in a hi-vis jacket throw the brown box – which was covered in white tape – into the canal from Bridgeman Street, Walsall, in the early afternoon of Friday, 8 September.

The man who witnessed it was concerned about what was in the box, and contacted the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly cat with a deformed tail who was unable to walk was dumped in a box in Stoke-on-Trent.

A group of children witnessed a woman, who had a dalmatian dog with her, dump the cat in Wileman Street at around 4pm on Thursday, 31 August.

The woman, who had short brown hair, allegedly told the children, “If you want to kill the cat, you could.”

The elderly cat, who has been nicknamed … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pony with a severe injury to her leg was abandoned in a field.

A member of the public reported the pony to the RSPCA after spotting her in an open ploughed field in Whitehouse Lane, in Codsall, South Staffordshire, on Friday, 18 August.

RSPCA inspector Jackie Hickman went to the field and immediately called a vet. Inspector Hickman said: “The poor pony had a large puncture wound to her back left leg, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for the owner of a stray raccoon dog to come forward after the animal appeared in a school playground as the morning bell rang.

The animal, a native of Asia which is also known as a tanuki, surprised schoolchildren and staff at Woodhouse Primary Academy in Quinton, Birmingham, this morning  (Thursday).

It was reported to the RSPCA, who rescued the animal. The raccoon dog is now at the RSPCA’s Birmingham Animal Hospital while arrangements are being … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a man drove up to an RSPCA animal centre, got out of his car and abandoned a dog at the gates before driving away.

CCTV footage captured the man driving into a disabled parking bay in a black Mercedes, taking the dog out of his boot and walking towards the gates of Birmingham Animal Centre, in Frankley Green, at around 8.05am on Saturday 26 August.

The Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog, who has since … Continue reading…