Two seabirds who had been blown off course have been rescued from landlocked Nottingham – 80 miles away from the coast.

The Manx shearwaters were found in different locations in the city – one in the Dunkirk area of the city and the other in the Mapperley Park area.

Both were lethargic but uninjured. It is thought they had become exhausted as a result of being blown off course.

They have now been transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife … Continue reading…

A plucky kitten was rescued TWICE in one day – when he was found abandoned in a street in a box, then from a car engine just minutes later!

The eight-week-old ginger and white cat was found abandoned by a member of the public in a box, along with four littermates, in Randal Street, Nottingham today (Thurs 10 August).

The member of the public picked up the box and was walking towards the RSPCA’s Nottingham branch, in Hyson Green, when … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly dog was dumped overnight in a Nottingham park.

The black and white Staffordshire bull terrier was found by a member of the public at 6am on Monday (17 July) at The Hook, in the Lady Bay area of West Bridgford.

RSPCA inspector Susan Hammond said: “The poor dog had been chained to a wooden sign near to a children’s play area, and he had no food or water – despite the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a baby bunny was dumped alongside a dead adult rabbit in woodland at a country park.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity on Saturday (20 May) after spotting the animals a few metres away from a cardboard box, which had straw bedding in it, in a footpath coming off the main car park at Bestwood Country Park, near Nottingham.

The box had been dumped amongst a patch of nettles. … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pet cat was found dead outside his front door with a garden waste bag tied around his neck.

The one-year-old black cat was found by his devastated owner on the doorstep of their flat in Rathvale Court, in Beeston, Nottingham, on Wednesday morning (10 May).

A large, bright green garden waste bag which had been rolled up was tied around his neck, like a bow tie. Blood was also found to be … Continue reading…