The RSPCA is appealing for information after six birds were found dead, shortly after a group of teenagers were seen shooting at birds with a catapult next to a canal in Wolverhampton.

Two teenage males with a black medium-sized dog, thought to have a docked tail, were witnessed by a member of the public aiming at the birds along the Wyrley and Essington canal, near Clanfield Avenue in the Wednesfield area of the city, at about 6.30pm on Saturday 29 … Continue reading…

A kitten has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from a Rhyl holiday park, after being attacked by gulls and dropped from the sky by one of the birds.

She was collected by an RSPCA Cymru officer from the Golden Sands Holiday Camp, at Sandy Cove after being spotted on the afternoon of 3 May.

It is believed the kitten came from a colony of feral cats based in proximity to the holiday park.

The tiny kitten, aged approximately four weeks … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a family of swans was attacked in a popular Middlesbrough park.


The male swan was found dead at the edge of the lake in Albert Park, and all the eggs smashed. The female was in distress nearby.


The charity was called after the extremely upsetting discovery was made this morning (Wednesday 26 April).


It’s thought metal fences put up by local people to help protect the birds whilst they nested … Continue reading…

Bird-lovers are being sought by an RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire to put themselves forward to adopt chickens and domestic pigeons.

The charity’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, is looking for people who can provide a suitable home and who would like to adopt birds to get in touch, in anticipation of any chickens – particularly cockerels – and domestic pigeons which will need new homes in the coming months.

Lee Stewart, manager of Stapeley Grange, said: “Stapeley Grange … Continue reading…

Two disemboweled Canada geese have been found in Cardiff, with RSPCA Cymru appealing for information linked to the horrific discovery.

A member of the public found the birds on 22 March, in woodland behind Fir Avenue in the Fairwater area of the city.

The geese were hanging from separate trees, and had been paunched, with all potentially-edible meat cut away. There was a large yellow hazardous waste sack also present, which contained feathers.

RSPCA Cymru is urging anyone who may … Continue reading…