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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The RSPCA’s annual figures for 2014 show that cruelty complaints investigated by the charity in England and Wales have gone up*.

 

The RSPCA investigated 159,831 complaints in 2014 compared to 153,770 in 2013. The number of complaints investigated in West Yorkshire (8,440) was second only to Greater London (12,202), with Greater Manchester (8,069) having the third highest number. Lancashire also made the top ten, in sixth (5,252), and South Yorkshire, in seventh (5,158).

 

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26.09.14

We’re desperately trying to find a new home for a very special mum who gave birth to a litter of kittens under a storage container at an Asda store in Lincoln.

All four kittens have found new homes, including the only boy George, who was aptly named after Asda’s clothing range.

But mum Asti, who was named by Asda staff, is still in need of a new home. We’re hopeful someone will come forward and take her on soon…. Continue reading…