The RSPCA is appealing for information after four kittens aged just a day old were abandoned in a plastic bag in a country lane.

The kittens still had their umbilical cords attached when they were found, wriggling around inside a tied-up white carrier bag, on a footpath near to Uppingham Road, Corby, on Wednesday last week (24 May).

They are now being hand-reared by the family who found them, with the assistance of the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Sheona Morley said: … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a neglected West Highland terrier dog was found wandering the streets of Corby.

The female dog was found by a member of the public in Boden Close, in Danesholm Estate, on Saturday (11 March). She was taken to a local vet, who was so concerned about the state she was in that they contacted the RSPCA.

Inspector Polly Underwood, who is investigating, said: “She was in a terrible state, very dirty with severe … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat died from poisoning in Corby.

Mellow, a nine-year-old male tabby, died on Tuesday, 26 April after it was confirmed by a vet that he ingested antifreeze near his home in Sturminster Way.

His owner, Victoria Slater, took Mellow to the vets after he vomited and started stumbling around. Tests at the vets later confirmed that he had ingested antifreeze.

RSPCA inspector Clint Davies, who is investigating, said: “We would like to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a kitten had to have her leg amputated after being shot by an air rifle.

Three-month-old Willow, pictured right, was found by her owner in Sturminster Way, Corby, on Friday (25 September) with a wound to her left front leg.

She was taken to the vets, where it was found that two pellets had caused the bones in her leg to shatter in such an extreme way that her leg had to be … Continue reading…