The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly boa constrictor snake was abandoned in a plastic box in a Nottingham street.

The snake was found by a member of the public in Little John Walk, in St Ann’s, on Wednesday last week (1 March), confined to the box with the lid secure.

RSPCA inspector Laura Kirkham said: “The person who found the box opened it up and was very surprised to see the snake. Sadly, the snake was not … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a bearded dragon was abandoned inside a carrier bag outside a Birmingham hospital.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity after they found the lizard inside the Morrisons’ bag on a bench opposite the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston on Saturday, July 2.

He was collected by an RSPCA inspector and checked over, where it was found that, although stressed and cold, he was healthy. He is now in private … Continue reading…

The RSPCA reunited a snake missing for three months with her owner – after she was spotted under the neighbour’s washing machine.

The animal welfare charity received a call from a surprised member of the public after they found the 3ft corn snake poking out from under his washing machine at 4am on Thursday (23 June).

When Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Kate Wright arrived at the block of flats – Ashwell Place, in Ashwell Street, Leighton Buzzard – the snake … Continue reading…

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The RSPCA has launched an investigation after an iguana was found abandoned in a local Winchester park last Friday (10 June) with a severely broken leg.

A member of the public found the lizard in the public park on Cromwell Road in the Stanmore area of the town and took him home in a plastic container before the RSPCA came to pick him up.

RSPCA inspector Jan Edwards said: “I noticed straight away that the poor thing was limping and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a 4ft orange cornsnake was found by a bin in Wolverhampton.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after finding the animal on Walsall Street, in Willenhall, on Wednesday night (20 January).

RSPCA animal collection officer Kirsty Martuccio said: “The snake was very cold and as a result – snakes need warmth – wasn’t able to move much, and there were no obvious injuries.

“It is unlikely the snake would have been … Continue reading…