RSPCA rescues fox in Hertfordshire

The RSPCA has rescued a fox cub from a football net, just days before the start of Euro 2016.

The fox was found on Wednesday morning (8 June) tangled in the net in the back garden of a house in Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.

The homeowner knew something was wrong when her dog started barking continuously from inside the house.

When she looked out of the window to find out what the problem was, she was surprised to see the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to safely put away netting to protect wildlife, after a fox had to be rescued when she got tangled up in one.

The young female fox was seen by a member of the public trapped in the football netting at a school in Rose Avenue, in High Wycombe, on Monday (23 May).

Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Dennis Lovell, who attended the incident, said: “We do not know how long the fox had been there for … Continue reading…

A fox cub was rescued by the RSPCA after he got his head stuck in a plastic jam jar in Northamptonshire.

The young cub was seen by a member of the public in St Peter’s Avenue, in Rushden, who immediately called the RSPCA.

Animal Collection Officer Sharon Knight, who attended the incident, on Friday 20 May, said: “The poor cub had hidden himself under a car. Sadly the jar was firmly wedged over his head and it is unlikely he … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people about the dangers sports netting can pose to wildlife after a fox cub had to be rescued when he got entangled in one.

The struggling cub, who was only a few weeks’ old, was spotted by a member of the public last Wednesday (20 April) at a school in Beaufort Way, Aldridge, Walsall.

The football netting had wrapped around the cub’s neck and front right paw, leaving him unable to move.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to check the conditions of their fences after a fox died when he got stuck in a poorly maintained fence in Birmingham.

The male juvenile fox was found by a member of the public hanging by one of his hind legs off a wooden fence in Marsh Hill, Erdington, on Saturday (28 Nov).

Now the RSPCA is releasing an image of the fox as a stark reminder to people to check that their garden fencing … Continue reading…