The RSPCA is investigating after TWELVE cats were found dumped in a field inside a chest of drawers that had been fashioned into a make-shift cage.

A woman found the wooden crate – full of meowing cats and kittens – on Thursday (6 July) dumped in a hedge on the edge of a field behind her house in Camp Hill Road, Nuneaton, and brought the cats home before calling the RSPCA.

Animal collection officer (ACO) Cara Gibbon went along to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a gerbil in his cage was abandoned “like a piece of rubbish” in a skip.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA on Tuesday (18 April) after finding the gerbil in the skip in Prescelly Close, Nuneaton.

The gerbil is now in the care of the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Louise Marston said: “This is so sad and it sickens me that someone just threw the gerbil in the skip to die, as … 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…