A deer who had got himself tangled in wire around a tree was safely freed after a joint rescue operation between the RSPCA and Cheshire Fire Service.

A member of the public reported the struggling deer to the RSPCA on Friday morning (1 September), after he was  spotted in a field in Dry Knowle, Wildboarclough, in Macclesfield.

When RSPCA inspector Heather Morris arrived, she saw that he had got his antlers caught up in electric fencing wire tangled around a … Continue reading…

Two stags who escaped from a park onto a dual carriageway in Nottingham have safely been returned to their herd after a joint rescue operation between the RSPCA, the police and local council.

The pair of native red stags were spotted by motorists near to the Queen’s Medical Centre roundabout in Nottingham at 9am this morning (5 May), after escaping through a vandalised fence at nearby Wollaton Park.

A passing ambulance crew managed to herd them into a nearby front … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people to put sports netting away when finished, after the charity was called to rescue a deer who had got tangled up in football netting.

A member of the public contacted the charity after spotting the deer with his antlers tangled in the sports netting in Wellington Road, in Little Wenlock, Telford, at around 1pm on Friday (31 March).

RSPCA inspector Kate Parker and Animal Collection Officer Sophie Wilson both attended, along with a vet, and … Continue reading…

A couple in Porth were left shocked after the pelt of a deer was found dumped in their back garden, with its presence a “complete mystery”.

RSPCA Cymru is urgently appealing for information as to how the deer’s skin was thrown into the South Wales garden, on High Street in Porth, fearing that it could be linked to wildlife crime.

The animal skin – with one piece measuring approximately one metre in length – was found on Saturday 17 December, … Continue reading…

Topsy-turvy deer rescued from between two walls

Muntjac wedged upside down

The RSPCA and fire service rescued a muntjac deer on Monday (16 March) after it had become wedged between two walls in Headington, Oxford.

 

Concerned members of the public contacted the RSPCA after hearing squealing coming from the gap between an outhouse wall and a garden wall in Stephen Road.  They initially thought the animal that was stuck fast in the tiny gap was a fox, but on … Continue reading…