The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat suffered facial injuries when he was shot in Lichfield.

The six-year-old male black cat, named Tom, was found with the injuries by his owner last Saturday (23 April) near his home in Broadbent Close.

He was taken straight to a vets, where it was found that a bullet – thought to be from a shotgun – had gone through his nostril, mouth and his neck, resulting in serious injuries to his … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was caught in an illegal gin trap in Nottingham.

The cat – a 10-month-old black and white male cat named Will – suffered serious leg injuries on 14 April after getting caught in the trap, which had been set behind houses in Gladstone Street, Nottingham. Will suffered a broken leg and has spent the last two weeks at the vets – including time in intensive care – but returned home last … Continue reading…

A dog whose previous owner was caught kicking and punching him on CCTV is still waiting for a new home 14 months later.

Miller, a five-year-old bull mastiff cross, came into the RSPCA’s care in February last year after his then-owner attacked him.

Since then Miller has seen so many dogs come and go into new homes – but is still waiting to be adopted himself.

Danni Holder, kennel supervisor at the RSPCA’s Coventry, Nuneaton and District branch, where Miller … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people about the dangers sports netting can pose to wildlife after a fox cub had to be rescued when he got entangled in one.

The struggling cub, who was only a few weeks’ old, was spotted by a member of the public last Wednesday (20 April) at a school in Beaufort Way, Aldridge, Walsall.

The football netting had wrapped around the cub’s neck and front right paw, leaving him unable to move.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer … 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…