The RSPCA is appealing for information after two kittens were dumped in a bin in Gateshead.
They were discovered at around 9am last Monday (28 January) in the industrial bin at the back of St Chad’s Community Project, Liddell Terrace.
RSPCA inspector Suzanne Edgar said: “The person who found them said the bin lid was closed and when they opened it the kittens were just sitting there looking up them.
“They took some photos (above) before climbing … Continue reading…
RSPCA staff to take part in cattery sleepover to raise money for moggies this Halloween
The staff at RSPCA South Godstone Animal Centre in Surrey are taking part in a ‘spooky’ cattery sleepover to raise much-needed funds for the 61 cats currently in their care.
The sponsored sleepover will take place on Wednesday (24 October) with four members of staff camping out overnight in the main corridor area of the cattery alongside the cat pods.
The cattery has also … Continue reading…
An RSPCA inspector has expressed her “shock and dismay” after a young female kitten was left alone and abandoned in a zipped-up handbag down a Cardiff lane.
She was found in the bag by a member of the public, near their home on Albany Road, at approximately 4pm last Wednesday (6 June).
It was clear an attempt had been made to trap the kitten within the handbag, as the zip was completely done up aside from a very small gap…. Continue reading…
A man who pinned two kittens to the floor and beat them to death has been jailed for 20 weeks.
Aaron Jay Barker, aged 26, of Songthrush Avenue, in Basford, Nottingham, was found guilty yesterday (Tuesday 19 December) of causing unnecessary suffering to the two kittens following a two-day trial at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court.
The court case heard evidence from an RSPCA inspector who investigated the case, and from vet experts.
The prosecution was brought by the RSPCA after Barker … Continue reading…
A four-day-old kitten who was abandoned by her mother on a cold and wet day in Birmingham is due to star on the small screen in the Channel 5 show Jo Brand’s Cats and Kittens.
The kitten was found by a member of the public huddled under a bush after they heard her distressed meowing. The contacted the RSPCA, and Inspector Louise Marston collected her and took her to the charity’s Birmingham Animal Hospital.
Louise said: “It was so … Continue reading…