An RSPCA officer had her face spat in by members of a group of teenagers who shouted “have Corona b****” whilst she was rescuing a swan in Hull, East Yorkshire.

 

Animal Welfare Officer Leanne Honess-Heather was helping a swan who was tangled in fishing line when she was approached by the five male youths aged 16 or 17. 

 

The incident happened on Saturday (21 March) close to Rush Lyvars Fishing lake, Preston Road, Hedon, Hull.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after collecting a suffering rabbit who was given away by three teenagers in Hull, East Yorkshire yesterday.

 

The boys – thought to be aged 13 or 14 years old – were reportedly approaching people and knocking on doors on 1st Avenue, offering the male rabbit for free.

RSPCA inspector Laura Barber said: “I picked him up from a concerned member of the public, who had taken him from the teenagers.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was set on by dogs and died in Hull.

 

Four dogs were seen being encouraged to attack the black cat by two men and a teenage boy.

 

The incident happened in the garden of a derelict house on Flinton Grove and some wasteland behind the property between 10am – 2pm on Sunday 10 February.

 

RSPCA inspector Lucy Green said: “The witness described the dogs as being goaded by … Continue reading…

The RSPCA teamed up with Humberside Fire & Rescue Service to save the life of a dog who was stuck in the River Hull.

 

Fire crews were called to Marsden Landing, off Sextant Road, Hull last Tuesday night (3 October) after passersby spotted a dog stuck in the mud in the river.

 

The crew called in the RSPCA for help with the dog following her rescue.

 

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The RSPCA is issuing advice on what to do if you come across a seal after a number of alarming incidents along the Yorkshire Coast recently, including one where a seal was injured by a dog.

 

The seal was collected from Flamborough on Monday (23 January) and is now receiving treatment.

 

RSPCA inspector Claire Little said: “We had been monitoring the seal for two days – an officer had been out to check on it on Saturday and … Continue reading…