A Persian cross kitten will be settling into her new home this Christmas after a “miraculous” recovery in the care of the RSPCA.
The tiny tricolour kitten – initially nicknamed Carol by RSPCA officers – was one of 13 cats rescued by the RSPCA after being found in “appalling” conditions at a property in Treorchy.
Sadly, the prospects of a happy Christmas for Carol were initially very grim. She was struggling with very bad cat flu, had a severe head … Continue reading…
A kitten has been rescued by the RSPCA after being found in an industrial bin in Durham.
The 10-week-old tortie and white female was heard meowing by a member of the public the day before she was found on Friday (20 December).
RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Shane Lynn got to the scene, in an alley off Providence Row, at 4.45pm. He said: “It seems incredibly unlikely that this kitten got into the bin on her own.
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RSPCA Cymru rescued and rehomed more cats than any other animal in 2018 – but needs to find more FUR-ever homes for cat companions as the month-long Adoptober rehoming drive continues.
More than 1,300 cats were rehomed in 2018 – forming the bulk of more than 2,000 animals rehomed by the RSPCA in Wales over the year. Pets found homes from RSPCA animal centres and via the charity’s network of independent branches across the country.
That means the RSPCA – … Continue reading…
A tiny, four-week-old kitten was saved from a state of desperation after becoming trapped amid very large rock boulders on the breakwater on Towyn beach.
RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the members of the public heard meows at the boulders adjacent to a cycle path – though the cat could not be seen.
Officers from the charity made three separate visits to the site to secure necessary access to the kitten.
RSPCA officers first nicknamed the kitten ‘Rocky’; and later … Continue reading…
A much-loved cat has been put to sleep on humane grounds after being shot in York.
Biscuit, an eight-month-old ginger tom cat, was found severely injured in the garden of a neighbour’s house, a few doors from his home on Almsford Road, on Monday night (18 March).
He was rushed to a local vet practice where x-rays showed a metal air rifle pellet lodged in his spine. Paralysed from the hips down and in immense pain, the difficult … Continue reading…