The RSPCA were called after meows could be heard coming from the flooring of a partially-built house on a building site in Weldon, Corby on Sunday (February 25).

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Sharon Knight went to the site, owned by Persimmon Homes, and could hear the cat.

ACO Knight attempted to leave some food for the cat and she made staff at the site aware of the situation. They halted work until first thing the following morning when they were … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly and neglected dog was abandoned “like rubbish” in a Northampton street.

The white and brown female terrier could barely stand when she was found by a member of the public near to Barley Hill Road, in Southfields, on Saturday (15 July).

She was taken to a vet, who contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Michelle Hare said: “The dog was in such a poor condition and as she could barely stand, it … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after four kittens aged just a day old were abandoned in a plastic bag in a country lane.

The kittens still had their umbilical cords attached when they were found, wriggling around inside a tied-up white carrier bag, on a footpath near to Uppingham Road, Corby, on Wednesday last week (24 May).

They are now being hand-reared by the family who found them, with the assistance of the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Sheona Morley said: … Continue reading…

A lorry driver travelling from Poland to the UK had a shock when he found four stowaway kittens in the back of his lorry.

The kittens, at only two weeks old, travelled through Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and the English Channel before ending up in their final destination of Northampton – a journey of over 1,000 miles.

The driver, from Dynamic Officer Solutions, in Northampton, called the RSPCA after discovering the young kittens yesterday (17 May), and an … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after five turtles were abandoned in a plastic box at the side of a road in Rugby.

A member of the public found the turtles in a clear 40-litre Wilko box on Daventry Road, in Barby, at 4pm on Thursday last week (16 March).

Four of the turtles have been identified as common musk turtles, and the fifth has been identified as a map turtle. They are now in the care of a specialist … Continue reading…