08.08.13

We are appealing for information after a kitten was stuffed inside a suitcase and then thrown into a river in Whitworth, Lancashire last Friday (August 2).

The 16-week-old male kitten was found after a passer-by heard a meow coming from the river at about midday. They pulled the battered black case from the water at the junction of Milner Road and Rivers Edge Road and discovered the tiny animal inside.

The blue grey tabby was soaking wet, shivering and … Continue reading…

She may only be just eight weeks old but already little Fleur has endured more in her short life than many animals will ever face in a lifetime.

 

Little Fleur was born with a hole in her heart and will also need to have one of her legs amputated due to a deformity.

 

But despite having to deal with these terrible health issues, RSPCA staff say Fleur is a unique bundle of fun – who they desperately want … Continue reading…

Darcy the dog found dumped and badly injured
  Saluki found running down country lane

 

Friday 12 July 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured saluki lurcher dog was found running down a lane in St Albans with a metal chain dragging behind him.

 

The young dog, who has been named Darcy by staff at the RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre, was found by a member of the public on Wednesday 10 July.  He was running … Continue reading…

Pets dumped in bins, boxes and buckets

11.07.13

The RSPCA have reported an alarming increase in animals being abandoned across England and Wales.

In the last year, we were called out to rescue more than 37,000 abandoned animals and received a call asking for help every 30 seconds.

Every year we see a sharp rise in abandonments at the height of summer. Evidence from us and other animal charities suggests some people chose to get rid of their pets rather … Continue reading…

29.06.13

We are appealing for information after a pony was found dumped with horrendous injuries in Winterbourne near Bristol.

Watson, as he was later named by HorseWorld, was found on 8 June in a field on Old Gloucester Road.  He had horrific wounds on much of his body which appeared to be some kind of burns.

RSPCA Inspector Chris James attended and immediately called a vet and the police, who seized Watson.  Inspector James also contacted HorseWorld who collected the … Continue reading…