A man has been disqualified from keeping animals for 10 years after nineteen cats – including one with a deep wound across his head – were rescued from poor conditions in his one-bedroom flat.

Mark Theed (DOB 6/1/1961), of Priory Crescent, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, appeared at High Wycombe Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (14 September) to be sentenced for seven offences under the Animal Welfare Act, which he pleaded guilty to at an earlier hearing.

The court heard that police attended … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a 12-week-old puppy who could barely stand was abandoned at the side of a road in Buckinghamshire.

The brown-and-white terrier was found by a member of the public in Gladstone Road, Chesham, at approximately 6.45pm on Wednesday (19 July).

A man and a woman in a silver Mercedes Sprinter van were seen dumping the puppy before speeding away.

The dog’s feet were covered in faeces and urine and his breathing was shallow when … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog who had lost all of her fur was found straying in Milton Keynes.

The Staffordshire bull terrier was found in Polruan Place, in Fishermead, by a member of the public on Monday last week (26 June) and she was collected by the local dog warden. However, due to the state she was in, the RSPCA were contacted. She has now been transferred into the RSPCA’s care, where she has been named … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a horse suffered serious injuries when he was slashed with a knife in his field in Milton Keynes.

Domino is being treated by a vet for three severe wounds to his face, shoulder and the side of his body. All of the wounds are deep, with the one on his face being cut near to his sinuses.

The attack happened sometime between 7pm and 9pm on Saturday, at a field in Newport Road, in Woughton-on-the-Green…. Continue reading…

An RSPCA inspector dealt with a job with a sting in its tail – after a stowaway scorpion hid in a suitcase and travelled 5,400 miles from Mexico to Buckinghamshire.

The animal welfare charity was contacted by a holidaymaker who discovered the tiny critter – just 2cm long – while unpacking her suitcase after a break to the country.

The scorpion was contained at the house in Wellesbourne Crescent, in High Wycombe, and picked up by RSPCA inspector Rachel Smith, … Continue reading…