The RSPCA has launched an urgent appeal for information, after fears more than 30 chickens were deliberately poisoned at an allotment in Brithdir, following a “gruesome discovery” made earlier this week.
An allotment holder arrived at the Tennyson Terrace site on Monday (12 November) to find multiple chickens dead – including a number they owned.
The chickens had been frothing from their mouths, and had blood on their combs – indicating, it is feared, poisoning. All the birds impacted had … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after an extremely emaciated staffie was found abandoned in North Shields.
The white Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Ayma by the veterinary staff, is so thin all of her ribs are visible and she is unable to stand or walk.
She was discovered by a member of the public at about 6am this morning (Friday, 12 October) on a grassy embankment near Howden Road, close to the A187 in North Shields.
RSPCA inspector Cathy Maddison, … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was hanged from a motorway bridge over the M62, leaving his owner ‘devastated’.
The charity was called by police and attended the scene at around 12noon on Sunday (30 September).
RSPCA inspector Thomas Hutton said: “Police, along with the Highways Agency and local fire and rescue service, had already got the cat down when I arrived.
“The male black and white ragdoll cat had been hanged using a … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after three skinny chickens were dumped in a pigeon basket in pouring rain in Merseyside.
A member of the public found the three birds huddled together in a brown basket on the Liverpool Loop Line, between Fazackerley to Hunts Cross, near to Longmoor Lane.
They contacted the RSPCA and inspector Helen Smith collected the birds, who were all very thin and hungry.
Inspector Smith said: “All that was in the basket with them was … Continue reading…
A pigeon has been found with a crossbow arrow through their body in Scarborough.
The bird was sitting on someone’s doorstep when they were discovered on Saturday (15 September).
They were found outside an address on Cross Street, Scarborough.
RSPCA inspector Laura Barber said: “This poor pigeon was just sitting there with the crossbow arrow all the way through their little body.
“It’s shocking that someone would do something so cruel, deliberately causing so much suffering…. Continue reading…