An injured swan who was spotted wobbling around and unable to stand properly has been rescued in Spalding, Lincolnshire. 

 

The RSPCA was called by a concerned animal-lover after they came across the swan at around 5.30pm on Tuesday (14 April) and RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Donna Smith went straight to the location on Two Plank Lane.

 

The swan was on the towpath beside the river when Donna got there.

She said: “The swan didn’t move off when I … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has rescued a seal pup who managed to find his way to Tattershall Castle in Lincoln.

 

It’s thought the young grey seal had come down the weir and climbed up the bank before trying to get into a small dyke.

He was spotted by a family walking their dogs on Boxing Day, and they called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Kate Burris said: “It was definitely unexpected to be contacted about a seal pup at Tattershall Castle!

“The … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a litter of kittens were dumped in a pub toilet in Lincoln – for a second time.

 

The kittens were found in a black bag with the words ‘May Contain Prosecco’ printed on it in the men’s toilet at The Ritz Wetherspoon’s pub on the High Street at around 7pm on Tuesday (25 June).

 

The same thing happened in March last year. 

 

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Paula Jones said: “I … Continue reading…

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.

 

RSPCA Inspector Andy Bostock rushed to the scene to help the terrified animal which was running around in circles … Continue reading…

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.

 

“She has a chronic skin condition with thickened skin, her ears were dirty … Continue reading…