The RSPCA is issuing a warning about the dangers of netting to wildlife after a terrified buck became entangled in some which had been left discarded.

 

A member of the public spotted the “distressed” deer with his head and antlers in a twisted tangle of plastic netting at the side of Castle Bytham Road in Swayfield, Lincolnshire, on Wednesday.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly blind and deaf dog was found in Grainthorpe, Lincolnshire on Easter Monday (2 April) in a very poor condition.

 

The small female white terrier was handed in to the dog warden, and the RSPCA was called the next day (3 April).

 

RSPCA inspector Laura Jones said: “This poor old lady was in a terrible state.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after six dead ferrets were found on land just off the A1 at Grantham.

 

The ginger-coloured ferrets were first noticed by a local homeowner on land between Rosemary Crescent and the A1 southbound just after the A607 exit at around 12 noon on Tuesday (27 March).

RSPCA inspector Katherine Burris said: “The ferret’s bodies were strewn across the patch of scrub land when they were found.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was dumped with a broken leg in Boston, Lincolnshire, which has now had to be amputated.

The male lurcher-type dog was tied to a bush with pink baler twine, in such a way that he was not able to lay down.

 

He was spotted ‘purely by chance’ ‘down a dead-end road called Cuthberts Lane, in the village of Frampton West, Boston at round 4.30pm on Monday 18 September.

 

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pony was dumped in a field in Winthorpe, near Newark, Lincolnshire in a suffering state.

 

The pony was in poor body condition, extremely dehydrated and suffering from severe diarrhoea. It’s thought he may have salmonella.

 

RSPCA inspector Daniel Bradshaw said: “The little guy was in a very sorry state when he was found, in a field on Holme Lane.

 

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