The RSPCA is appealing for information after two rabbits in ‘terrible condition’ were dumped on a patch of woodland next to a 60mph road in Sheffield.


The white Lionheads were in a poor state, had faeces clumped around their back ends and one of them had severely overgrown teeth.


They were abandoned on Tuesday morning (28 February) on Woodhead Road, Grenoside.


RSPCA deputy chief inspector Jennie Ronksley said: “Luckily for the rabbits, this is a spot where … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three gerbils were dumped in their cages at a notorious rural fly-tipping spot in Hutton Rudby, near Stokesley, North Yorkshire.


The gerbils were found at 9am yesterday (Wednesday 18 January) and the RSPCA called.


RSPCA inspector Clare Wilson said: “There were two young gerbils – one sandy coloured, one grey and white – in one cage and an adult ginger-coloured gerbil with only half a tail in another.


“They had … Continue reading…

A kitten was rescued by the RSPCA after being abandoned in a plastic box on a Dudley street – and then named Angel because of distinctive ‘wing’ markings on her body.

The five-month-old tabby kitten was found by a member of the public in Grazebrook Road on Tuesday evening (20 December). She was found shivering in the plastic box, which had been lined with a blanket.

RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) Elaine Williams said that Angel was lucky to have … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after an emaciated dog in an appalling condition was dumped in a field in Cannock.

The female Staffordshire bull terrier, who has been named Ruby, weighs just 8kg instead of the 20kg she should weigh. As well as being extremely underweight, Ruby had infected open sores on her back legs and an ulcerated eye which is so infected that it now needs removing.

She was found by a member of the public on Thursday (6 October) … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated dog was abandoned in a wood, tied to a tree, with a bucket of water left next to him.

The male brindle Staffordshire bull terrier-type dog was found by a dog-walker in Warley Woods, in Smethwick, near Birmingham, on Thursday morning (8 September).

The dog – who has been named Abe and is thought to be aged around three – is now in the RSPCA’s care.

RSPCA inspector Mike Scargill, who … Continue reading…