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…

14.11.13

We are appealing for information after four dead cats were found in separate plastic bags, dumped in a playing field at Broxtowe, Nottingham.

The bodies were discovered on the morning of Sunday 10 November, in Woodfield Park Recreation Ground, Woodfield Road, Broxtowe, Nottingham.

The four adult cats had been individually placed in Morrisons plastic shopping bags.

They were found by a member of the public who contacted us.

RSPCA Inspector Tina McAdam attended the incident and took the bodies … Continue reading…

13.11.13

We are appealing for information after a wild goldfinch was found in a cage trap in a field in Ecton, Northamptonshire.

The bird was discovered by a concerned member of the public who had thought the bird had been abandoned.

The goldfinch was found in a field near a hedge on Northampton Road, Ecton on the same side as The World’s End pub.

However when one of our officers attended to collect the bird they revealed the goldfinch was … Continue reading…