A special fundraising appeal has been launched by the RSPCA’s Stafford, Wolverhampton and District branch to raise money to pay for the treatment of a poorly cat who was hit by a car.

Black and white cat Harper came into the RSPCA’s care on 12 June after being picked up by an inspector following the incident. As a result of the collision, Harper suffered a fractured pelvis and was put on cage rest.

Everything seemed to be going fine, Harper … Continue reading…

A six-week-old kitten is recovering in the RSPCA’s care after having to have a leg amputated after he got it tangled in twine.

The youngster, who has been named Stumpy, had amputation surgery last week – but is already making a good recovery.

He arrived in the RSPCA’s care at the charity’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire, in June with his mum and five siblings after they were found living stray on a nearby farm.

Lee Stewart, the cattery … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three shivering domestic quails were dumped in a Stoke-on-Trent park.

The RSPCA was contacted on Monday last week (24 July) after a member of the public saw a man walk towards a lake in Tunstall Park with a large metal cage. He was then seen throwing the terrified birds into the water before walking away. The incident occurred at around 6pm.

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin said: “The birds were shivering, they were scared … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a 12-week-old puppy who could barely stand was abandoned at the side of a road in Buckinghamshire.

The brown-and-white terrier was found by a member of the public in Gladstone Road, Chesham, at approximately 6.45pm on Wednesday (19 July).

A man and a woman in a silver Mercedes Sprinter van were seen dumping the puppy before speeding away.

The dog’s feet were covered in faeces and urine and his breathing was shallow when … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was thrown out of a moving car in broad daylight.

A member of the public witnessed the incident at 12.10pm on Wednesday 5 July, in Pooles Lane, in Willenhall, in the West Midlands.

Sadly, the female ginger and white cat – thought to be around 10 years old – was put to sleep by a vet to prevent further suffering.

RSPCA inspector Rob Crutchley, who is investigating the incident, said: “The … Continue reading…