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…

The RSPCA is investigating after a cat had to have a leg amputated after being shot with an air rifle.

Ten-year-old Smudge is thought to have been shot near to her home in Stanway Road, in Earlsdon, Coventry, sometime between 7am and 8am on Wednesday, 12 April.

When she returned home, she had a small wound to her left fore leg and was immediately taken to a vet, where an x-ray showed that an air gun pellet had become embedded … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is hoping to reunite a kitten with her owner, after the plucky moggy found herself stranded 15ft up a tree.

The young female kitten, thought to be around five months old, was rescued on Friday last week (14 April) after being spotted by a concerned member of the public up the tree in Jardine Crescent, Coventry.

RSPCA inspector Louise Marston said: “A local tree surgeon carefully climbed the tree to get her down. As soon as he got … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an iguana was abandoned in a box in a Coventry park.

The reptile was collapsed in the box when he was found by a member of the public in Edgwick Park, in Cross Road, on Wednesday (22 February). Due to his collapsed state, it was initially thought that the iguana was dead.

He was collected by RSPCA inspector Georgia McCormick, and is now being cared for at private boarding which specialises in exotic … Continue reading…