The RSPCA is appealing for information after three newborn puppies were dumped at an industrial estate in County Durham.

 

The bodies of the puppies were found when staff came in to work at a business on Dabble Duck Industrial Park in Shildon on Friday (5 February).

 

A towel with a picture of ‘Snoopy’ on it and a blue plastic carrier bag were found along with the puppies.

 

RSPCA inspector Clare Wilson said: “The business’ gates are locked … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two kittens were dumped in a bin in Gateshead.

 

They were discovered at around 9am last Monday (28 January) in the industrial bin at the back of St Chad’s Community Project, Liddell Terrace. 

 

RSPCA inspector Suzanne Edgar said: “The person who found them said the bin lid was closed and when they opened it the kittens were just sitting there looking up them.

 

“They took some photos (above) before climbing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two horses were dumped in Leeds.

 

The charity was called about the horses on land off Gelderd Road, Morley on Sunday (20 January).

 

The colts – the term given to young male un-neutered horses – are described as small cob-types.

 

RSPCA inspector Dave Holgate said: “One of the horses was collapsed when I arrived.

 

“A vet and police came to the scene with me – and a couple of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog wandered off the metro at Gateshead station alone with a suspected stab wound.

 

The male brindle and white Staffordshire bull terrier was spotted by staff who called us at around midday on Saturday (12 January).

 

RSPCA inspector Rowena Proctor said: “The poor boy was crying out, whimpering and clearly in some distress.

 

“He had a one inch wound to his back, which was infected.

 

“I took him … Continue reading…

A much-loved cat has had to be put to sleep after being shot in the head with an airgun in Eggborough, Selby.

 

Dusty was found on Green Acres by a neighbour covered in blood, unable to walk or stand.

 

Her owner took her straight to the vets where she was given pain relief and x-rayed. Sadly vets advised she needed to be euthanised.

 

Owner Kate Brown said: “I’m devastated.

 

“It’s impossible to understand why someone would … Continue reading…