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…
The RSPCA is issuing an end-of-year re-appeal to find the person responsible for almost killing Bruce the dog, found bloodied, battered and burned in Cumbria.
The bull lurcher was spotted wandering around Little Orton, on the outskirts of Carlisle, at the end of August (Thursday 30).
He had a swollen, protruding eye and a deep hole in the top of his skull which was fractured in several places. His jaw was broken, his tail had been burned and … Continue reading…
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…