The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated German Shepherd dog with rotting skin was found wandering in a country lane in Warwick.

The nine-year-old dog, named Jake, was picked up by a local dog warden on Thursday 5 January after being found in a lane between Hampton Magna and Hatton. He was immediately taken to a vets, where he was so poorly that he was put to sleep on humane grounds. Due to the state of neglect, the … Continue reading…

A pigeon was rescued by the RSPCA after he got tangled in fishing wire – leaving him hanging over a canal bridge.

The RSPCA is reminding people of the dangers fishing litter causes wildlife and is urging people to dispose of it correctly to avoid incidents like this.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity on Tuesday (17 January) after spotting the pigeon hanging upside down from the wire from a bridge at Bridgewater Basin, in Cassiobridge, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat lost an eye after being shot with an air rifle.

Two-year-old Pemble was targeted on the afternoon of 22 December around Upper Harbury Street, in Burton-on-Trent. The air pellet went through her right eye, causing irreparable damage to the iris. As a result of the injury, her right eye was removed by a vet the next day.

RSPCA inspector Laura Bryant, who is investigating, said: “Pemble’s owner got a horrible shock … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated dog with a severe skin condition was dumped in a Northamptonshire village.

The female lurcher was struggling to walk when she was found in Church Street, in Broughton, near Kettering, on Friday. She was so hungry that she was eating her own faeces.

She was picked up by the RSPCA and taken to a vets, where staff nicknamed her Honey.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Greg Hagen said: “The poor dog was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an investigation after a man was captured on CCTV kicking a cat in a Derby street.

The cat – named Millie – is currently being treated for a suspected broken jaw.

CCTV caught the incident outside the Guinness Trust flats in Sidney Street, Derby, at 4.25pm on Thursday 12 January.

Millie’s owner contacted the RSPCA after she came home with her injuries and the CCTV was checked.

RSPCA inspector Sarah Burrows, who is investigating, said: “The … Continue reading…