The RSPCA is appealing for information after a rabbit was impaled on railings and set on fire over Easter Weekend.


The white Lion-head type was found by horrified members of the public who called the RSPCA at around 10pm on Saturday night (4 April).


The rabbit was spotted on Bellfield Lane off Milnrow Road in Rochdale, by the railway bridge. The location was very visible, right next to some traffic lights.


RSPCA inspector Charlotte Booker said: “This … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

A blue Staffordshire Bull Terrier had a lonely Valentine’s Day – after he was tied to a lamp post and abandoned in a dark alleyway in Kent.

The young male, now named Valentino, was found off Cloudesley Road, Erith on Saturday evening (14 February) at around 9pm. His lead was attached to a street lamp with twine and next to him was a note which said: “Need a new home”. It is believed he had been … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after two snakes were found dumped outside in a vivarium in Barrow in Furness.


The corn snakes, which are non-venomous constrictors, were found at around 10.30am on Wednesday (14 January) in a gated back street behind Paradise Street, with the rubbish bins.


RSPCA inspector Will Lamping said: “It was very cold and it’s unlikely they would have survived very long had they not been found.


“Snakes can’t regulate their own body temperatures and … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat took a walk on the wild side, and wandered past a firing range and into a police training centre in Gravesend, Kent.

The adult tabby and white male cat, thought to be around two or three years old, was first spotted at the centre in Mark Lane on Thursday (8 January). It is not known where he came from as the centre is in a remote area … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a kitten was found dumped with the Christmas decorations in a communal corridor of a tower block in Wandsworth.

The tiny white and tabby kitten, thought to be around three to four months old, was named ‘Seven’ after she was found on the seventh floor of a tower block on Wandsworth High Street on Wednesday 7 January at 7pm.

She was found huddled on top of a box of discarded tinsel and tree … Continue reading…