An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched after a stray cat in Cwmbran was found “peppered” with shot thought to be from a shot gun.
The animal welfare charity was alerted after the cat was seen staggering, with an injured back leg, and struggling to stand up and walk properly in the Greenmeadow area of the town.
The white and black male cat has been seen straying by local residents in the area over a number of years.
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A much-loved cat has been put to sleep on humane grounds after being shot in York.
Biscuit, an eight-month-old ginger tom cat, was found severely injured in the garden of a neighbour’s house, a few doors from his home on Almsford Road, on Monday night (18 March).
He was rushed to a local vet practice where x-rays showed a metal air rifle pellet lodged in his spine. Paralysed from the hips down and in immense pain, the difficult … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with a skin condition was dumped at the charity’s Great Ayton Animal Centre, Middlesbrough.
A man came into the reception, put a carrier with the cat inside on the desk, said “I don’t want that”, and ran out.
It happened at approx 1.30pm on Saturday 2 March.
RSPCA Great Ayton Animal Centre deputy manager Olivia Duffill said: “The receptionist was on the phone at the time so wasn’t … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was set on by dogs and died in Hull.
Four dogs were seen being encouraged to attack the black cat by two men and a teenage boy.
The incident happened in the garden of a derelict house on Flinton Grove and some wasteland behind the property between 10am – 2pm on Sunday 10 February.
RSPCA inspector Lucy Green said: “The witness described the dogs as being goaded by … Continue reading…
A three-legged cat believed to have been poisoned was found on Wrexham Industrial Estate.
RSPCA Cymru was notified after the collapsed black and white adult cat was found by a passer-by on Wednesday (13 February), having a fit.
The animal welfare charity rushed the cat to a local independent veterinary practice – who sadly made the decision to put the cat to sleep to prevent further suffering. A microchip was not evident, meaning the RSPCA have – as of yet … Continue reading…