The RSPCA is appealing for a home for a cat who can’t bear to be apart from a Peppa Pig blanket – so staff are insisting they go together!

Poppy has been at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire, since April after being found as a sick stray in nearby Crewe.

Sadly, despite adoptions picking up at the cattery, no one has reserved the 11-year-old cat.

Lee Stewart, manager of the cattery, said: “She is a friendly cat … Continue reading…

An elderly cat who was attacked by a group of teenagers on a Derby street in broad daylight has found her happy ending.

Nineteen-year-old Snoopy was kicked a number of times, had bottles thrown at her and a skateboard ran over her body in Coleman Street, Alvaston, on 29 June this year.

Witnesses to the attack reported frightened Snoopy struggling to get away.

She was rescued by RSPCA inspector Sarah Gardner and was taken to the charity’s Derby branch, in … Continue reading…

A couple banned from keeping animals were found to be keeping a dog who had become overweight as a result of not being walked – because they were scared of being found out.

Anthony Makin (DOB 16/01/75) and Sally Makin (DOB 01/01/75), of Dale Avenue, Bromborough, were sentenced at Wirral Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Wednesday 4 October) after pleading guilty to two offences at a previous hearing – causing unnecessary suffering to the dog by failing to provide veterinary care for … Continue reading…

A man who beat his dog in a “fit of anger” in a busy Wirral street has been banned from keeping dogs for a year.

Carl Gallimore (DOB 03/04/85), of Pasture Avenue, Morton, pleaded guilty yesterday (Wednesday 4 October) to causing unnecessary suffering to the Staffordshire bull terrier named Kiya, on the last day of a three-day trial at Sefton Magistrates’ Court.

The court heard that the incident was witnessed by a number of people on 5 October last year, … Continue reading…

A stray cat which was taken into an RSPCA centre has been reunited with her owner after a year of being missing – following a social media appeal to find her owner which led to an offer of help from the Swedish government!

Cookie went missing from her home in Westhouses, near Alfreton, Derbyshire, in August last year, devastating her owner Jessica Vestin, who had brought the cat over from her home in Sweden in 2015.

Jessica spent the next … Continue reading…