A pigeon has been found with a crossbow arrow through their body in Scarborough.

 

The bird was sitting on someone’s doorstep when they were discovered on Saturday (15 September).

 

They were found outside an address on Cross Street, Scarborough.

 

RSPCA inspector Laura Barber said: “This poor pigeon was just sitting there with the crossbow arrow all the way through their little body.

 

“It’s shocking that someone would do something so cruel, deliberately causing so much suffering…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found stabbed in the head in a fly-tipped suitcase in Halifax.

 

The ‘big strong healthy’ male bull breed was wearing a collar and lead which was found wrapped around his front legs, as if to restrain him.

 

The case was dumped alongside a fridge freezer in a layby on Heath Hill Road, Wharley. Council workers made the grim discovery on Friday (26 January) and called the RSPCA.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was seen being hit with a chain lead in a Sunderland street yesterday morning (Wednesday 3 January).

 

The dog – a female German shepherd-husky cross called ‘Delilah’ – slipped her lead during the incident at around 6.30am on Percival Street, Pallion and ran into a nearby garden.

 

The dog’s attacker ran away. She in now in RSPCA care.

 
RSPCA inspector Catherine Maddison said: “A man – described as … Continue reading…

A man from Lancashire has been jailed for 12 weeks and disqualified from keeping animals for five years after allowing his dog and cat to starve to death.

Jamie Birtwhistle (D.O.B 31.05.86) of Nuttall Street Mews, Nuttall Street, Accrington appeared before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court on Friday (6 October).

 

At a previous hearing he pleaded guilty to failing to meet the needs of Staffy ‘Bella’ and cat ‘Storm’ by failing to provide them with an adequate diet between 1 October … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after some chickens were attacked at an allotment in Chester-le-Street by a ‘group of youths’.

The incident happened on the evening of Friday 8 September at allotments off Waldridge Lane in Waldridge.

 

RSPCA inspector Terri Ann Fannon said: “This was a terrible incident where chickens were tortured and some of them killed, seemingly for the pleasure of a group of youths.

“We understand that around a dozen young people – who were boys … Continue reading…