A horse rescued by the RSPCA is enjoying a fantastic new life with the Riding for the Disabled Association.

 Daisy was found in a field near Tiverton, Devon in May 2012 and was suffering from severe laminitis, an incredibly painful foot problem which can be debilitating if left untreated. She was found with another horse who sadly died but incredibly Daisy made a steady recovery.

She spent a year in private boarding and at RSPCA Lockwood – a specialist equine … Continue reading…

The white and tabby baby cat, named Kit, is the sole survivor of five newborns found inside the engine of a van in Hoxton, London at the end of February. It is thought his mum gave birth in this engine then, unbeknown to the driver, travelled with her kittens all the way from Essex.

Chantelle McLaren-Smith, the member of the public who found them, said: “One of the kittens fell out as we walked past the van and we then … Continue reading…

08.05.14

A swan is in intensive care after being shot twice with a crossbow in Norfolk, just a fortnight after a goose was similarly attacked down the road.

We were called on Sunday (4 May) after the injured bird was spotted on the river Nene in the village of Upwell, near Wisbech. Members of the public in boats on the water at March Riverside saw him trying to swim with a bolt coming from his shoulder

RSPCA Inspector Justin … Continue reading…

Monday 28 April 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a tiny kitten who was found tied to a gatepost in the Penywaun area of Aberdare in the early hours of Saturday morning (26 April).

The black and white kitten, who is around six-weeks-old, was discovered tied to the front gate of a house in Brodawel with a blue rope. The local resident called the RSPCA after local enquiries drew a blank.

Inspector Gemma Cooper said: “Although the kitten … Continue reading…

28.04.14

The owner of a cat who was subject to an appalling act of cruelty in Blyth, Northumberland last week is thanking everyone involved in helping her beloved pet get home safe.

The young female cat, a Russian Blue-type now known to be called ‘Piper’, was rescued from a bottle bank at Asda on Cowpen Road on Thursday (24 April) where she had been dumped with a plastic bag over her head and all four legs tied together with elastic … Continue reading…