The RSPCA is appealing for witnesses to an alleged attack on a dog in Clitheroe the Saturday before Christmas (21 December 2013) to come forward.

 

It’s alleged that a Border terrier-type dog was kicked, thrown into a road and dropped off a bridge into a stream by a man on Waterloo Road just before 11pm, in front of several people.

 

The female dog – described as tan and black with some white on her chest – was rescued … Continue reading…

A 19 year old woman from Staffordshire is becoming an #AnimalHero by having her head shaved in aid of the RSPCA tomorrow (Friday 20 December 2013).

 

Nikki Kelly, who lives on Linden Grove, Newcastle Under Lyme decided she wanted to do some fundraising after seeing an RSPCA advert on TV. She said: “I wanted to do something to help.

 

“Animals don’t deserve the treatment they get and some of them suffer terribly.

 

“I’ve got two dogs, a … Continue reading…

09.12.13

Today we launched a crisis appeal to support the East Winch Wildlife Centre which is caring for more than 100 orphaned seal pups following the recent floods on the Norfolk coast.

It costs £22 a week to feed each seal, with pups expected to require up to five months of rehabilitation after being separated from their mothers by last week’s tidal surge.

The wildlife centre, in Norfolk, is at full capacity with the young pups – many still … Continue reading…

03.12.13

We are appealing for information after a badger was found dead with a rope tied around her neck in Clacton-on-sea in Essex.

A member of the public found the female mammal in a ditch in Golden Lane, near Thorpe-Le-Soken at 11am on Saturday (November 30).  She had no obvious injuries but there was blood on her nose. There was rope around her neck and string tied to nearby branches.

We and the police were called and are working together … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three Greylag geese were hit by a vehicle on Navigation Road in York on Monday (25 November).

 

The incident happened at about 2.40pm.  RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Helen Martindale arrived less than half an hour later to find that two of the birds had been killed.

 

She took the third goose to the vets but sadly it had to be put to sleep after suffering terrible injuries to its wing … Continue reading…