The RSPCA is investigating after TWELVE cats were found dumped in a field inside a chest of drawers that had been fashioned into a make-shift cage.

A woman found the wooden crate – full of meowing cats and kittens – on Thursday (6 July) dumped in a hedge on the edge of a field behind her house in Camp Hill Road, Nuneaton, and brought the cats home before calling the RSPCA.

Animal collection officer (ACO) Cara Gibbon went along to … Continue reading…

A Wrexham woman has been banned from keeping animals for life after admitting offences against four dogs, two cats and four kittens.

Ms Adele Ankers (d.o.b 13/12/1977), of Heol Maelor, Coedpoeth, pleaded guilty to Animal Welfare Act offences, concerning two German Shepherds, two terrier dogs, two cats and four kittens.

Ankers’ neglect resulted in four of the animals suffering unnecessarily – two German Shepherds, named Bonny and Lennon; and two terriers, named Marley and Marvin. She also admitted failing to … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has rescued a litter of kittens from a Queen Street roof in Cardiff, after gulls were spotted surrounding them at the top of the three-storey building.

The charity attended the city centre building to find three kittens huddled in the corner of a flat roof, on 13 June.

Nearby gulls were encountering the kittens; potentially because – at the peak of their nesting season – they were looking to protect young fledglings nearby.

RSPCA Cymru was able to … Continue reading…

Three kittens who were abandoned on a door step in Pear Tree are recovering in the RSPCA’s care.

The tiny kittens were just 10 days old when they were found by a member of the public in Pear Tree, on 15 May. They are currently being cared for by staff at the RSPCA’s Derby branch, in Abbey Street, where they are being hand-reared.

They have been given the names Yoda, Gonzo and Rizzo, and are all doing well.

Kerry Draper, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after four kittens aged just a day old were abandoned in a plastic bag in a country lane.

The kittens still had their umbilical cords attached when they were found, wriggling around inside a tied-up white carrier bag, on a footpath near to Uppingham Road, Corby, on Wednesday last week (24 May).

They are now being hand-reared by the family who found them, with the assistance of the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Sheona Morley said: … Continue reading…