The RSPCA is urging people to put sports netting away this summer after a fox had to be rescued when he got tangled up in Birmingham.

RSPCA inspector Boris Lasserre rescued the cub from some football  netting in a garden in Highfield Road, in Hall Green, yesterday (29 June) morning.

The cub had got his two front paws tangled in the netting, leaving him with only his two back paws on the ground. The netting had also gone round his … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an owl was intentionally hanged from a tree by his wing in a Nuneaton wood.

The tawny owl was found by two members of the public in woodland known as “The Rough” in Arbury Park Estate, on Sunday, 4 October.

He was hanging off an 8ft-high branch by a piece of string which was tied to the end of his left wing. The owl was still alive but appeared to be very lethargic.An … Continue reading…

RSPCA animal centre workers in Birmingham are celebrating reaching record rehoming levels.

Staff at RSPCA Newbrook Animal Welfare Centre found new homes for 152 neglected, abused and abandoned animals in August, the highest number from all the RSPCA national animal centres in recent years*.

Centre manager Elaine Buchan said: “We are absolutely thrilled. Our staff have been working really hard to rehome pets as quickly as possible to make room for more animals rescued by our inspectors.

“We have got … Continue reading…