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…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was dumped with a broken leg in Boston, Lincolnshire, which has now had to be amputated.

The male lurcher-type dog was tied to a bush with pink baler twine, in such a way that he was not able to lay down.

 

He was spotted ‘purely by chance’ ‘down a dead-end road called Cuthberts Lane, in the village of Frampton West, Boston at round 4.30pm on Monday 18 September.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot at least six times in Doncaster.

‘Summer’, a white and black female cat, came home in a shocking state just after midnight on Monday (18 September) and has had to have her eye removed as a result.

 

Owner Graham Mahoney, who lives in Wroxham Way, Cusworth, said: “I saw her at about 4.30pm on Sunday and everything was fine. She always comes home about 6pm and when she … Continue reading…