A lurcher-cross left to die at a lorry depot in Essex is making a good recovery and has even remembered how to wag her tail.

The RSPCA and Catley Cross vets, who are caring for her, have been overwhelmed by messages of support for Peanut, found with broken bones and in an extremely emaciated state under some bushes near Station Road, East Tilbury last Tuesday (24 May).

It is thought unlikely that the dog would have survived another 24 hours … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat and her four kittens were dumped in a plastic container in Coventry woodland.

The tabby cat and her kittens – three females and one male, all two weeks old – were found by a member of the public in Cawston Woods, off Cawston Lane, on Wednesday last week (13 April).

Alongside them in the plastic container was a plastic lunchbox with cat food in it.

They have now been taken into … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a three month-old puppy was found dumped with a fractured leg by an alleyway full of rubbish.

The black and white Lurcher cross – now named Poppy – was found behind a garden shed in Gurney Crescent, Croydon on Sunday (30 January). A member of the public called us with concern after spotting her limping.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Rosemary Leach said: “Poppy was found hiding behind a … Continue reading…

The RSPCA, Redwings Horse Sanctuary and World Horse Welfare,  carried out a joint operation to remove 44 horses from a property in Sussex at the start of December.

The horses had been living wild on the 150 acre property for many years and with three resident stallions, had been breeding excessively in three separate herds. With ample grass and space, there were no welfare concerns for the horses at this time, however, left for several more months, this could have … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeal for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after more than 20 exotic reptiles including caiman a type of crocodile and an anaconda were found in a garage in London.

The vast majority were dead and it is believed the animals had been abandoned and just left to die six months before.

 

The bodies were found in the enclosed storage space in Victoria Court, Brook Avenue in Edgware last Friday (11 December). They included two caiman a … Continue reading…