The RSPCA is investigating after a cat had to have a leg amputated after being shot with an air rifle.

Ten-year-old Smudge is thought to have been shot near to her home in Stanway Road, in Earlsdon, Coventry, sometime between 7am and 8am on Wednesday, 12 April.

When she returned home, she had a small wound to her left fore leg and was immediately taken to a vet, where an x-ray showed that an air gun pellet had become embedded … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with a severe leg injury was dumped in a litter tray outside an animal centre.

The male grey-and-white cat was found at the gates of the RSPCA’s Blackberry Farm Animal Centre, in Aylesbury, this morning (Thursday) by a member of staff.

The cat – who has been named Tiddles – had such a severe injury to his leg that it has to be amputated.

Julie Allen, manager at Blackberry Farm, said: … Continue reading…

A cat was rescued by the RSPCA and West Midlands Fire Service after becoming impaled on a fence in Birmingham.

The young female tabby, who has been named Sparkle, was found by a member of the public on a metal railing fence in their back garden in Bromford Lane, Washwood Heath, on the evening of Friday, 6 November.

A 45cm metal pole had impaled the cat’s left hind leg, causing extensive injuries. She is now recovering in the RSPCA’s care … Continue reading…