RSPCA inspectors are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a swan was shot in the neck with an air rifle in Merseyside on Sunday (25 October).

A concerned passer-by contacted the RSPCA after they saw the wild bird was injured on Bradlegh Road, in Newton-Le-Willows.

But when RSPCA inspector Leanne Hardy arrived on the scene she found the poor swan with an air pellet wound on his neck and took him to RSPCA Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a piglet – thought to have been a pet pig who was dumped – was found on a busy roundabout at a junction on the M62.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA yesterday (Tues 29 Sept) morning after spotting the piglet on the roundabout at Junction 7 of the M62 at Rainhill, in Merseyside.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Derek Hampson said: “The roundabout has a lot of undergrowth and bushes and … Continue reading…

A severely underweight puppy who was dumped in Coventry last week has been discharged from the vets and is currently doing well.

Four month-old William, a lurcher-type breed, was found by a member of the public and was taken to the RSPCA’s Coventry Animal Centre on Wednesday (9 September), where the decision was made to get him seen straightaway at a vets.

He was found curled up at the side of the road in Willenhall Lane, unable to stand up…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a severely underweight puppy was found curled up at the side of the road in Coventry.

The four-month-old Lurcher-type dog, who has been named William, was found by a member of the public and was taken to the RSPCA’s Coventry Animal Centre on Wednesday (9 September), where the decision was made to get him seen straightaway at a vets.

RSPCA inspector Nicky Foster said: “William was found curled up on the pavement next … Continue reading…

Staff at a Starbucks in Cheshire were shocked to find a kitten had been dumped in a bin outside the store.

The seven-week-old black kitten was found by a member of staff as he went to put a bag of rubbish in an industrial bin at the back of the store in Holmes Chapel Road, Middlewich, on Saturday, August 29. But he saw something move and immediately went to get his manager.

The kitten has now been taken to an … Continue reading…