The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly blind and deaf dog was found in Grainthorpe, Lincolnshire on Easter Monday (2 April) in a very poor condition.
The small female white terrier was handed in to the dog warden, and the RSPCA was called the next day (3 April).
RSPCA inspector Laura Jones said: “This poor old lady was in a terrible state.
“She has a chronic skin condition with thickened skin, her ears were dirty … Continue reading…
A dog who cheated death after having her throat slit has been given a second chance at life – after surviving the horrific ordeal.
Lexi was held by her muzzle as previous owner David Owen took a smooth-bladed carving knife and sliced her throat, during an argument with his partner.
It left a deep wound which would have been fatal had the blade gone just one millimetre deeper. Instead she was left with the injury for four days, which had … Continue reading…
A runaway tortoise has been reunited with their Brackla-based owner, after being spotted walking up a path by a member of the public who was heading to the local shops.
RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the spur-thighed (Testudo graeca) tortoise was found strolling up a pathway on Tuesday April 3.
He had escaped after sneaking through the soft part of a fence panel in the garden of the home of his owner, Karen. The 12-year-old tortoise, named George, was missing … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was thrown out of a car and kicked three times by a woman – who then tried to run the dog over – in a Shropshire village.
A member of the public who witnessed the incident managed to catch the German shepherd dog following the incident in Eaton-on-Tern at around 3pm on Saturday (7 April).
They contacted the RSPCA and the dog is now in the care of the animal charity, … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is appealing for information after an emaciated and very poorly cat was dumped in a field in Tamworth.
The female tabby cat, who is thought to be around 10-years-old, was found in a pink cat carrier in a field off Syerscote Lane, on 1 April.
RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Catherine Strawford collected her and took her to the charity’s Birmingham Animal Hospital.
ACO Strawford said: “She is very thin and when she was weighed on arrival at … Continue reading…