The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with an injury to his tail was abandoned in Marholm near Peterborough.

It appears the young male cat had been taken to a vet by his owner, as when the RSPCA investigated the location where the cat was found, they discovered a vet bandage along with part of the poor cat’s tail.

The RSPCA attended the incident on Sunday August 5 and collected the cat, who was hiding in a barn … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a female badger was found caught in a snare in a remote spot near Peterborough.

The wild mammal was discovered off a country trail in Hampton Nature Reserve in Nature’s Way, Hampton Hargate last Thursday (17 September) by a volunteer group monitoring wildlife in the area.

They found her collapsed and injured, with breathing difficulties, and called the RSPCA for help.

RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “Sadly the badger … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a woman was seen kicking a hedgehog in the middle of Peterborough.

We were called after a passing member of the public saw the middle-aged female attacking the wild animal and shouting at him around 2.30pm on Tuesday (15 September). She was in a courtyard at the bottom of some flats in Sprignall, Bretton.

RSPCA inspector Justin Stubbs said: “She was seen screaming ‘stupid hedgehog’ and kicking the little animal around continuously, as … Continue reading…

31.10.14

Ziggy, the dog shot with a crossbow who warmed the hearts of the public, is on the road to recovery after narrowly escaping with his life.

The two-year-old Staffy was found with the 20 inch carbon fibre bolt going through his head a week ago today (Wednesday, 22 October) in remote woods near Wansford, Peterborough.

It was touch-and-go during the delicate operation to remove the bolt but vets were able to “slowly-slowly”  pull it out. Incredibly, it had deflected … Continue reading…

23.10.14

We’re appealing for information after a dog was found with a crossbow bolt through his skull near Peterborough.

Ziggy, a white and black male, two-year-old Staffy, was found in a very remote piece of woodland near Wansford, Peterborough on Wednesday 22 October.

He had a 20 inch carbon fibre weapon sticking into one side of his head and out the other side.

Ziggy was spotted by two beady eyed passers-by as they drove down the rural road, and … Continue reading…