A lorry driver travelling from Poland to the UK had a shock when he found four stowaway kittens in the back of his lorry.

The kittens, at only two weeks old, travelled through Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and the English Channel before ending up in their final destination of Northampton – a journey of over 1,000 miles.

The driver, from Dynamic Officer Solutions, in Northampton, called the RSPCA after discovering the young kittens yesterday (17 May), and an … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after six kittens were cramped into a cat carrier and abandoned in a Derbyshire street.

The kittens, aged around six weeks old, were found in Gate House, off Main Street, in Long Eaton – on the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire border – on Good Friday (14 April).

RSPCA inspector Dave McAdam said: “The kittens had been squashed into this cat carrier and were very distressed when they were discovered.

“It is appalling to think that … Continue reading…

Three newborn kittens are recovering after they were found close to death at a factory in Walsall.

The kittens, then two days old, were found in a storage cupboard at a factory in Walsall Enterprise Park, in Regal Drive, on 31 March. It is thought that they were born to a feral cat who possibly abandoned them.

When RSPCA Animal Collection Office Catherine Strawford arrived, they were still wet from the birth, stone cold to touch and not moving. They … Continue reading…

A terrified cat has been rescued from a tree in Nantymoel, near Bridgend, after joint action from RSPCA Cymru and South Wales Fire & Rescue Service.

Rhubarb became trapped around 20 feet up a tree on Wednesday (12 October). Though the cat was in good health and responsive, he appeared both rigid and scared and was hardly moving.

There were further concerns about the welfare of the cat, due to the speed of winds, meaning the top of the tree … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after five dead kittens were found in a child’s backpack dumped behind a row of houses in Nottingham.

The bodies of the black-and-white kittens, who were all thought to be around five weeks old, were found by a woman in Lodgewood Close, in Bulwell, on Monday (3 October).

RSPCA inspector Kristy Ludlam, who is investigating, said: “This is a very sad incident which will no doubt shock people who live in the area. The … Continue reading…