The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat suffered a serious injury when she was shot in a Liverpool street.

One-year-old family pet Tilly spent five days receiving treatment at a vet’s practice after an airgun pellet perforated her bowel, leading her to become very poorly.

It is believed that Tilly was shot with an airgun near to her home in Drakefield Road, Liverpool, sometime on Tuesday 25 April.

RSPCA inspector Helen Smith said: “This is a serious injury … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat in Ambergate died after ingesting a “large amount” of antifreeze.

One-year-old family pet Lexi was rushed to a vet on 20 April after she collapsed. Sadly, she was so poorly that she was put to sleep.

Tests later confirmed that she had ingested antifreeze, and it is thought that she ingested the toxic substance near to her home in Moorlands Road around 24 hours before she died.

RSPCA inspector Sarah Gardner … Continue reading…

Two stags who escaped from a park onto a dual carriageway in Nottingham have safely been returned to their herd after a joint rescue operation between the RSPCA, the police and local council.

The pair of native red stags were spotted by motorists near to the Queen’s Medical Centre roundabout in Nottingham at 9am this morning (5 May), after escaping through a vandalised fence at nearby Wollaton Park.

A passing ambulance crew managed to herd them into a nearby front … Continue reading…

A mum and a daughter have been disqualified from keeping horses for life after two of their horses were found dead and decomposing in a stable, with another four of their horses suffering from emaciation and ill health.

Julia Nall (DOB 27/12/1969) and Rachel Nall (DOB 31/10/1994), both of New Street, Measham, appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Thursday 4 May) to be sentenced for two animal welfare offences each.

They pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing last month … Continue reading…

A man who left his dog locked in a bathroom for a month, where he slowly starved to death, has been disqualified from keeping animals for four years.

Joshua Walfall (DOB 19/4/1987), of Swale Drive, Northampton, appeared at Northampton Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday (2 May), where he pleaded guilty to causing unnecessary suffering to the dog, named Shadow.

The court heard that Shadow, a bull terrier-type breed, had been living in the small, dirty bathroom in the Swale Drive flat … Continue reading…