A hungry cat had to be rescued after he got an empty tin can jammed on his head.
The RSPCA was contacted by a worried woman who spotted the cat under her car on the driveway of her home in Longton Lane, Prescot, Merseyside, on Thursday morning last week.
Inspector Helen Smith attended and managed to pull the tin off his head – before the uninjured but sheepish cat made a dash for it.
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A fox who got himself stuck at the bottom of a skatepark bowl in Liverpool has been safely released back into the wild after being rescued by the RSPCA.
The animal charity received a phone call from a two women who spotted the struggling animal on Sunday morning (22 October), at Everton Park skatepark, in Prince Edwin Street.
RSPCA inspector Claire Fisher attended. She said: “The fox was really struggling to get out, every time he ran up the side … Continue reading…
A hedgehog was rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck between two railings in Buckinghamshire.
A member of the public contacted the charity after seeing the struggling hedgehog in Back Lane, in Great Missenden, on the evening of Sunday, 8 October.
Animal Collection Officer Grace Mead attended, and when she arrived she realised that the only way to get the hedgehog free was to cut through the thin bars with wire cutters.
Grace said: “The poor hedgehog had got his … Continue reading…
A dog was left looking sheepish after he got trapped down a disused badger sett – and had to be rescued by the RSPCA and Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Alvin, a nine-year-old Jack Russell terrier, was on a walk with his owner in woods behind Letchfield, in Ley Hill, Chesham, when he came across a hole in the ground.
When his owner Caron Cullen turned round, the pooch couldn’t be seen – but he could be heard whimpering.
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A tiny kitten who was on the verge of death has been safely rescued by the RSPCA and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service from a derelict boarded-up house – after worried neighbours reported hearing her “screaming the street down” in the days before being found.
The emaciated kitten was extremely weak when the RSPCA and the fire service prised off the door from the crumbling building in Stonehill Street, Liverpool, on Saturday (7 October).
She was found huddled in a … Continue reading…