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…

04.11.13

Threats to animals and staff on the increase…

We rescue thousands of animals a year from abusive situations – many of these animals have been subject to horrific injuries from the use of weapons such as metal bars, knives, guns and crossbows.

For example, our figures reveal that air rifle injuries on animals had leapt up by almost 40 per cent to almost 800 attacks reported to us in 2012.  The horrific attacks include several cats shot in … Continue reading…

15.10.13

We are appealing for information after a young colt was found dumped and collapsed in a field in Gloucester with a horrific leg injury.

The skewbald yearling was found in the field off Naas Lane, Brookthorpe on Saturday (12 October).  He had a large open and bleeding wound to his upper right fore leg and a swollen elbow on the same leg.  The hoof on his right hind leg was also coming away.

The horse was lying collapsed on … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru make urgent appeal for information
Tuesday 8 October 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead cat was found tied to a tree with a washing line in Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf.

RSPCA inspectors were called to woodland at the rear of Gorsedd Street yesterday (Monday 8 October), after a member of the public reported finding the cat’s body.

The black and white male cat had been hung by the neck from the tree and … Continue reading…