A lurcher-cross left to die at a lorry depot in Essex is making a good recovery and has even remembered how to wag her tail.

The RSPCA and Catley Cross vets, who are caring for her, have been overwhelmed by messages of support for Peanut, found with broken bones and in an extremely emaciated state under some bushes near Station Road, East Tilbury last Tuesday (24 May).

It is thought unlikely that the dog would have survived another 24 hours … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a seriously ill rabbit was dumped in a picnic basket outside a branch in Coventry.

A man in a silver car was seen dumping the white rabbit by staff at the RSPCA branch in Coundon Wedge Drive at around 11am yesterday morning (Thursday).

The rabbit’s back legs were paralysed and he was covered in faeces.

Lorraine Bryan-Arnold, deputy manager at the branch, said: “We walked out the front of the reception to discover … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a three month-old puppy was found dumped with a fractured leg by an alleyway full of rubbish.

The black and white Lurcher cross – now named Poppy – was found behind a garden shed in Gurney Crescent, Croydon on Sunday (30 January). A member of the public called us with concern after spotting her limping.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Rosemary Leach said: “Poppy was found hiding behind a … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after six rabbits were dumped in travel carriers  in a car park.

The rabbits – four males and two females – were found yesterday morning (Thursday 4 February) in the car park of the RSPCA’s Blackberry Farm Animal Centre, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire.

A handwritten note apologising was on top of one of the carriers.

A vet examination has found that all six rabbits – who have been named Mungo, Murry, Muriel, Morwenna, Morton and … Continue reading…

A female Staffordshire bull terrier type dog has been found tied up in the cold and dark, emaciated and covered in sores in Middleton, Greater Manchester.


She was discovered by a dog walker at around 7.30pm on Saturday night (30 January) tied to a gate by a red, cord Ancol lead at the cut-through to a field between some houses on Ulswater Drive.


RSPCA inspector Nichola Waterworth said: “Thankfully she was spotted by the member of the public … Continue reading…