25.09.13

We are appealing for information after a heron was shot with an airgun.

The juvenile bird was spotted in a garden in Yeovil, Somerset by a passing dog walker. He was in an underweight state and struggling to fly. We were called and an inspector came to rescue the bird and take him to the nearby West Hatch Wildlife Centre.

A veterinary examination revealed an airgun pellet and fracture in the wing, but it is hoped with a … Continue reading…

23.09.13

We are appealing for information after a young cat had to have her leg amputated after being shot by an air rifle in Poole.

Phoenix, an 18 month old pale ginger cat, left her home as usual late in the evening of 10 September.

Her brother Jinx returned home, but the cats’ owner Vicky Willan didn’t see Phoenix again until Friday morning (13 September) when she found the cat at the front of her house crying and unable to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about a much loved cat  who died after being shot in Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf – the third incident of its kind in the same street.

On Sunday (September 8th) Cheryl Jones’ black and white, female cat called Splash returned home to Railway Terrace, bleeding, dragging herself and making a crying noise.

Ms Jones initially thought Splash had been in a fight and made her comfortable in the living room, but sadly she … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in Dunstable on 4 August.

 

Betty, a semi-longhaired black cat, returned to her home in Capron Road with a limp on Sunday.

 

Her owner wasn’t sure what had happened to five-year-old Betty so took her to Noah’s Ark vets in the town.

 

It was then that x-rays revealed a metal pellet was lodged in her rear left leg.  Vets removed the pellet, which had missed the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for any witnesses to the shooting of a tabby and white cat in Hivings Park in Chesham two months ago.

 

Molly, a three-year-old cat, dragged herself home on the evening of Monday 6 May with injuries that suggested she had been in a fight.

 

She was taken to a vet who treated the various injuries and eventually discovered on Thursday 18 July that she had been shot with an airgun and pellets had lodged … Continue reading…