The RSPCA is warning owners about the dangers of unsafe collars after a cat was found with a nasty injury under his front leg which will take more than a year to heal.

Collie, a black and white cat, was taken to the charity’s Central & North East London Branch on Monday evening (28 September) after he had become trapped in his own collar.

He had been found straying in Great Cambridge Road, Enfield, London by a member of the … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a female badger was found caught in a snare in a remote spot near Peterborough.

The wild mammal was discovered off a country trail in Hampton Nature Reserve in Nature’s Way, Hampton Hargate last Thursday (17 September) by a volunteer group monitoring wildlife in the area.

They found her collapsed and injured, with breathing difficulties, and called the RSPCA for help.

RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “Sadly the badger … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information about Baloo and Bagheera

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two kittens were seen being thrown out of a car in Bognor, West Sussex on Thursday (17 September).

A member of the public saw the two little black cats, both males and thought to be aged around 12 weeks, being picked up from the back seat of a large silver car from his home in Regents Way at around 3.30pm. They were chucked onto the … Continue reading…

A fox had a lucky escape last week when she was found and rescued from a closed industrial waste bin at a church.

The wild mammal was found trapped inside the bin at Bromley Methodist Church in College Road in Bromley, Kent at around 10am on Saturday, 12 September. The lid of the bin was closed and so heavy that she would not have had the strength to lift it by herself.

RSPCA inspector Natasha Wallis said: “This fox had … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a woman was seen kicking a hedgehog in the middle of Peterborough.

We were called after a passing member of the public saw the middle-aged female attacking the wild animal and shouting at him around 2.30pm on Tuesday (15 September). She was in a courtyard at the bottom of some flats in Sprignall, Bretton.

RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “She was seen screaming ‘stupid hedgehog’ and kicking the little animal around continuously, as … Continue reading…