The RSPCA is urging people to put sports netting away after a fox was rescued when he got tangled in a football net at a school in Hertfordshire.

The young fox was freed from the netting at a school in Berry Lane, Rickmansworth, on Thursday (16 March).

When Animal Collection Officer Grace Mead arrived, the fox was struggling to free himself. After the netting was carefully cut away, the uninjured fox was released back into the wild.

Grace said: “Sadly … Continue reading…

The RSPCA and North Yorkshire Police are appealing for information after a fox was found with his lower jaw caught in an illegal gin trap in York, causing horrific injuries.

 

The plight of the male fox – known as a ‘dog’ – was first reported to the RSPCA and North Yorkshire Police on Saturday (21 January).

 

The RSPCA set a live-catch fox trap in a garden where he was seen but to no avail.

 

He was finally … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to put sports netting away after a fox was rescued when he got tangled in a football net in Staffordshire.

The young fox had got his entire body tangled overnight on Sunday (11 December) at a school in Hednesford Road, in Cannock. The RSPCA was called to rescue him the following morning when he was found.

When the RSPCA inspector arrived, the fox was weak after he had been struggling for hours to get himself … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a fox covered in oil was found wrapped in a jumper on a Luton street.

A member of the public found the body in Oakley Road, Luton, on Monday 11 July and immediately called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Lauren Bailey, who is investigating, said: “This is a very strange incident and we are keen to find out what happened to the fox, as he had been deliberately wrapped in a … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to put sports netting away this summer after a fox had to be rescued when he got tangled up in Birmingham.

RSPCA inspector Boris Lasserre rescued the cub from some football  netting in a garden in Highfield Road, in Hall Green, yesterday (29 June) morning.

The cub had got his two front paws tangled in the netting, leaving him with only his two back paws on the ground. The netting had also gone round his … Continue reading…