A man from Boston, Lincolnshire has been jailed and disqualified from keeping animals for ten years after being convicted of allowing his cat to suffer.

 

‘Dobby’ – a 13-year-old ginger neutered male cat with three legs – was found collapsed and emaciated in a garden on Revesby Avenue on 14 August last year. His stomach was swollen ‘like a water balloon’ and he had broken teeth, infected gums and was infested with fleas. Post mortem examination found he had … Continue reading…

There are fears two men deliberately set a dog on a cat in Tredegar in the early hours of Thursday morning (February 8), following reports to RSPCA Cymru. 

A ginger male neutered cat was found on Yscuborwen in the town with deep wounds to his leg and back end, thought to have occurred as a result of the alleged dog attack.

RSPCA Cymru was notified amid claims a member of the public spotted two men exit a white van at … Continue reading…

A six-year-old cat has been rescued from a tight squeeze in Flint, after falling eight foot down a tiny gap between a shed and a fence.

The RSPCA was alerted after the white female domestic cat – named Snowy – is believed to have fallen down the gap from the roof of a shed at a Cwrt Malengell property in the Oakenholt area of the town.

Unfortunately, the poor cat was unable to pull herself to safety – and was … Continue reading…

A Wrexham cat faces the shocking prospect of potentially having his leg amputated after getting caught in an illegal gin trap.

The male ginger cat – named Tigger Bob – returned to his Maelor Avenue home in Penycae, with the device trapped to his leg.

It is unclear who put the trap down, or the circumstances behind how the poor cat came to be caught by the gin trap. The incident is believed to have taken place on Wednesday (17 … Continue reading…

A man who pinned two kittens to the floor and beat them to death has been jailed for 20 weeks.

Aaron Jay Barker, aged 26, of Songthrush Avenue, in Basford, Nottingham, was found guilty yesterday (Tuesday 19 December) of causing unnecessary suffering to the two kittens following a two-day trial at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court.

The court case heard evidence from an RSPCA inspector who investigated the case, and from vet experts.

The prosecution was brought by the RSPCA after Barker … Continue reading…