The RSPCA is appealing for information after a horse suffered severe chemical burns in what’s thought to have been a deliberate attack.

 

The filly – thought to be aged around eight months old – is being treated for injuries to her head, as well as lice, internal parasites and anaemia at a vet practice in North Yorkshire, after being found with the injuries in Clowne, Derbyshire.

RSPCA inspector Keith Ellis said: “The injuries sustained by this poor horse are … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after 25 rabbits were abandoned in freezing cold blizzard conditions in Sheffield at the weekend.

 

The rabbits were found in a large cardboard box in an alleyway near Landseer Drive, Gleadless on Saturday morning (17 March) and taken in by a member of the public, who called us.

 

Nine of the 20 newborn babies have since died.

 

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Liz Braidley said: “Some of the rabbits had been … Continue reading…

A lorry driver who found an injured kitten stuck inside the engine of his 44-tonne articulated lorry managed to free the frightened feline – and is hoping to take him home!

 

Anthony Anderson was uncoupling his lorry in Washington, in Tyne & Wear, when he heard a meowing coming from inside the vehicle.

 

He said: “Earlier in the day I’d been tipping the lorry in Hartlepool and saw two cats run underneath my cab. I saw one run … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Lurcher cross was found abandoned in Burnley with ‘horrific’ injuries consistent with having been used for hunting.

The dog was first spotted tied to a tree on a lane off Brownside Road at around 6am on Monday morning (9 October).

 

RSPCA inspector Lyndsey Taylor (pictured) said: “Seeing him again at 9.30am, a member of the public went to investigate and found him to have numerous injuries. They cut him free and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was attacked by five youths in Middlesbrough, leaving her with a dislocated hip.

 

The teenagers were witnessed kicking and spitting at the young black cat in Union Street at around 10pm last Monday (27 February).

 

RSPCA inspector Krissy Raine said: “A member of the public saw what was happening and intervened.

 

“They said the teenagers – five of them in total, all male and wearing tracksuits  - kicked … Continue reading…