The RSPCA in Coventry has launched a fundraising appeal for a dog who survived being in a hot car – but now needs a heart scan.

Shortly after coming into the RSPCA’s care over the summer, two-year-old Sheldon was diagnosed with a grade 5 heart murmur – which urgently needs looking into further to find out what is causing it.

The heart scan will cost £1,000 – and the RSPCA’s Coventry branch, which is ran independently from the national RSPCA, … Continue reading…

An RSPCA rescue dog who desperately needed life-saving heart surgery is due to star on the small screen in Channel 5’s The Dog Rescuers show presented by Alan Davies this week.

Five-year-old terrier Molly had a heart block, which meant that her heart could not beat properly. Without a pacemaker, the condition would have eventually killed her.

A fundraising appeal was launched by the RSPCA’s Coventry branch in February to pay for the surgery – with the £2,500 target being … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urgently appealing for information after a cat was shot in Coventry – in the next street to where two other cats have been shot since April.

 

The animal welfare charity was contacted by the upset owners of four-year-old cat Bensi, after he suffered an injury to his leg. An x-ray later showed that he had been shot with an air rifle pellet.

It is thought Bensi, pictured above, was shot at some point in the evening of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in Coventry – just weeks after another cat had to have a leg amputated after being shot in the next street.

 

Two-year-old Meg was shot with a pellet in the left side of her body, fracturing a rib, rupturing her diaphragm and bruising her lung.

She was targeted sometime between 8.30pm and 10pm on Monday 22 May, and would have been near her home in Mayfield Road, Earlsdon.

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The RSPCA has launched an appeal to raise £4,000 for one of its rescue dogs who urgently needs medical tests.

The chihuahua, called Honey,  was rescued last month from a house where there were 82 dogs. Neglected Honey has now been placed in a foster home with RSPCA officer Catherine Strawford in Walsall and she had been doing really well – until last week.

Catherine said: “I started to worry about her because she kept running into doors and walls … Continue reading…