Three wild baby rabbits showed their gratitude at being rescued by snuggling together in a perfect heart shape.

 

The tiny trio had been plucked to safety by a member of the public moments before they were due to be fed to ferrets after their mum was killed by a dog. 

 

The RSPCA was called to Bishop Auckland, County Durham, by a shocked animal lover on Easter Sunday (12 April).

 

RSPCA Inspector Krissy Raine said: “A member of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two snakes were found in plastic boxes in Bridlington, East Yorkshire.

 

The snakes were discovered at a fly-tipping hotspot on Main Street, Boynton on Sunday (5 April), and the RSPCA was called yesterday (Monday 6 April).

 

RSPCA exotics officer Lucy Green said: “We don’t know whether these snakes were already dead or abandoned and left to die – one box had a hole in it so I would have thought if … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a puppy was rescued with injuries thought to have been caused by being beaten.

 

A member of the public called the RSPCA about the puppy they’d bought with the change in their pocked from teenagers in Stokesley, North Yorkshire, after seeing it being mistreated in Sowerby Crescent at 1pm yesterday (Sunday 5 April).

 

The dog is described as a Patterdale terrier, and was aged around five-months-old. He wasn’t microchipped or wearing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a suffering dog was left abandoned in woodland in Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire.

The dog was discovered last week (Wednesday 18 March) in Atkinsons Warren, a large area of woodland in North-West Scunthorpe, at around 5pm. He was found by a dog walker after their pet strayed from the path to a secluded area.

The blue/grey Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Butch, was emaciated and had been left tied to a tree. His back legs … Continue reading…

Two dogs have been dumped in Leeds in the past week, prompting the RSPCA to appeal for information.

 

An elderly poodle (pictured right) was found in a children’s playground on Burton Road, Hunslet at around 10.45am on Saturday morning (21 March). 

 

RSPCA inspector Kris Walker said: “The poor girl was cold and scared, laying down and shivering. The person who came across her wrapped her in a blanket and waited with her for us to arrive, for which … Continue reading…