A hungry cat had to be rescued after he got an empty tin can jammed on his head.
The RSPCA was contacted by a worried woman who spotted the cat under her car on the driveway of her home in Longton Lane, Prescot, Merseyside, on Thursday morning last week.
Inspector Helen Smith attended and managed to pull the tin off his head – before the uninjured but sheepish cat made a dash for it.
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A fox who got himself stuck at the bottom of a skatepark bowl in Liverpool has been safely released back into the wild after being rescued by the RSPCA.
The animal charity received a phone call from a two women who spotted the struggling animal on Sunday morning (22 October), at Everton Park skatepark, in Prince Edwin Street.
RSPCA inspector Claire Fisher attended. She said: “The fox was really struggling to get out, every time he ran up the side … Continue reading…
A tiny kitten who was on the verge of death has been safely rescued by the RSPCA and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service from a derelict boarded-up house – after worried neighbours reported hearing her “screaming the street down” in the days before being found.
The emaciated kitten was extremely weak when the RSPCA and the fire service prised off the door from the crumbling building in Stonehill Street, Liverpool, on Saturday (7 October).
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The RSPCA is appealing for information after two cats belonging to the same family were shot within a week of each other in Liverpool.
Liberty and Shalilah both had to have veterinary treatment as a result of being shot with an air rifle in their head and neck, near to their home in Old Dover Road.
Ten-month-old tortoiseshell Liberty was found collapsed by a dog walker in Rabbit Wood, in Oak Road, at around 2pm on Tuesday 25 July. Her … Continue reading…
A plucky kitten which had got herself wedged 8ft up a chimney was freed after a four-hour rescue operation between the RSPCA and Merseyside Fire Service.
Lola’s worried owner contacted the RSPCA after hearing the kitten making noises inside the chimney.
She had not long been adopted by her owner and, feeling timid in her new home, sought a place to hide – behind the fireplace.
“From there, she had somehow managed to climb inside the chimney – about 8ft … Continue reading…