The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was caught in an illegal gin trap in Nottingham.

The cat – a 10-month-old black and white male cat named Will – suffered serious leg injuries on 14 April after getting caught in the trap, which had been set behind houses in Gladstone Street, Nottingham. Will suffered a broken leg and has spent the last two weeks at the vets – including time in intensive care – but returned home last … Continue reading…

A 37-year-old man from Nelson, Lancashire has been arrested under the Animal Welfare Act after an RSPCA appeal for information. The dog has been seized by police and taken into RSPCA care.

 

On Monday (14 December) we released footage of a man repeatedly punching a large white dog on Hendon Road and made an urgent appeal for information to find him and the dog, who we were extremely concerned about.

 

Following tip offs from members of the public … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has had a massive public response to an appeal for information, after a man was filmed repeatedly punching a dog on a Lancashire street.

 

The appeal has been viewed 2.8 million times on Facebook, shared 13,000 times and generated over 8,600 comments from concerned animal-lovers.

 

The violent assault, which took place on Hendon Road in Nelson at around 3.15pm on Thursday (10 December), was recorded on a mobile phone by a witness who reported it and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a woman was seen kicking a hedgehog in the middle of Peterborough.

We were called after a passing member of the public saw the middle-aged female attacking the wild animal and shouting at him around 2.30pm on Tuesday (15 September). She was in a courtyard at the bottom of some flats in Sprignall, Bretton.

RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “She was seen screaming ‘stupid hedgehog’ and kicking the little animal around continuously, as … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a chihuahua was dumped on the street in Stevenage, Hertfordshire in an extremely poorly state, after an unsuccessful attempt to give birth.

The dog was found by a member of the the public in the Symonds Green area of Hertfordshire on Friday morning (4 September), before being taken straight to a vet and the RSPCA called.

The dog, nicknamed Poppy, had a microchip registered to Lithuania and was found … Continue reading…