The RSPCA in Burton is appealing for people to rehome a mouse after becoming inundated with them.

The branch, in Hillfield Lane, Stretton, currently has 16 mice who they are struggling to rehome.

Cyan Hulland, from the branch, said: “A member of the public got in touch with us for help after they had two mice who had, over time, multiplied to over 50.

“We were able to take in 21, with the remaining mice going to different centres, and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a kitten was dumped in a tied-up carrier bag in a Staffordshire street.

A member of the public was alerted to the black and white cat, thought to be around ten months old, after noticing the carrier bag moving in Carver Road, Burton-on-Trent.

The cat had blood around her neck, thought to be as a result of a collar being too tight, and was covered in fleas.

She had a distinctive piece of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to dispose of angling litter properly after a bat suffered a serious injury when he got a fishing hook impaled through his face.

The daubenton’s bat was found with horrific injuries to his face at Branston Golf and Country Club, in Burton-on-Trent, on Wednesday last week (23 August).

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after finding the bat dangling on fishing line from a tree.

He was collected by an RSPCA officer and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a frightened, underweight dog was abandoned outside an animal centre in Burton-on-Trent.

The one-year-old saluki-type dog was dumped outside the RSPCA’s Hillfield Animal Home, in Hillfield Lane, Stretton, on Thursday morning (1 June), at around 9.10am.

A black Audi A3 was seen driving away seconds after the dog was dumped.

The dog, who had no collar, lead or microchip, has been named Kiwi by RSPCA staff.

Dave Dubois, manager of the animal centre, … Continue reading…

A cat which was abandoned in a tied plastic box in a Staffordshire country lane has been reunited with her owner.

The tortoiseshell female cat, who the RSPCA nicknamed Bagpuss but is in fact called Peppa, was found by a member of the public on Monday last week (13 March) in Walton Road, Burton-on-Trent. The cat had been placed in a box, which was then placed inside a tied plastic bag and hidden in undergrowth.

Following media coverage appealing for … Continue reading…