The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Canada goose was shot with a crossbow in Smethwick.
The animal charity was contacted by a concerned member of the public who saw the injured goose on a canal in North Bridge Road, on 1 April.
An RSPCA officer caught the goose and took him to the charity’s Birmingham Animal Hospital, where the bird was sedated and the crossbow removed.
He was transferred to the charity’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after two puppies were abandoned in a bush on April Fool’s Day.
A member of the public witnessed a man and a woman dump the puppies in a bush in Stallings Lane, Kingswinford, at around 3.15pm, before driving off in a BMW.
They retrieved the puppies and took them home before calling the RSPCA.
RSPCA inspector Vicki Taylor said: “The puppies are in reasonable health thankfully, but it does not make any sense at … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead dog was dumped in a builders’ rubble sack on a Birmingham street over the Easter weekend.
A member of the public found the dog’s body on Saturday evening (31 March), in Arley Road, Saltley, and contacted the RSPCA.
The tan-coloured dog had been dumped in a blue plastic dog bed which had been placed in a large builders’ rubble sack with the handles tied.
He was wearing a leather collar but … Continue reading…
The RSPCA has issued a warning to pet owners not to ‘decorate’ their animals with accessories or jewellery after veterinary staff had to cut a bangle from a cat’s neck.
The UK’s largest and oldest animal welfare charity is urging pet owners not to dress their cats in any decorative items as they could be dangerous or cause injury.
The warning comes after an inspector came across a young cat with a metal bangle stuck around her neck.
Inspector Herchy … Continue reading…
A cat who is ‘allergic’ to living in a cattery is desperately looking for a new home.
Luna came into the RSPCA’s care in November after being found injured and straying in Birmingham. Initially she went into a foster home and was doing well, but was transferred to the charity’s Birmingham cattery before Christmas.
Shortly after settling into the RSPCA’s Newbrook Animal Centre, in Birmingham, Luna started to show symptoms of fur loss and sore feet. She was put back … Continue reading…