A cat suffered after her owner killed her by hitting her over the head with a hammer three times, a court has heard.

The cat, called Lupo, could be heard screaming by neighbours during the early morning attack on 4 July last year in the garden of a house in Mulberry Gardens, in Bulwell, Nottingham.

Lupo’s owner Adrian Straw (DOB 23/6/63) appeared at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 5 January) to be sentenced, after he pleaded guilty at an earlier … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an elderly emaciated Staffordshire bull terrier was found staggering in a street in Birkenhead.

The dog was found by a member of the public in Whetstone Lane on New Year’s Eve. They contacted the RSPCA, who took the dog to a vets to be examined.

Sadly she was so poorly that the vet made the decision to put her to sleep to prevent further suffering.

RSPCA inspector Lisa Lupson said: “The dog was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was seen being hit with a chain lead in a Sunderland street yesterday morning (Wednesday 3 January).

 

The dog – a female German shepherd-husky cross called ‘Delilah’ – slipped her lead during the incident at around 6.30am on Percival Street, Pallion and ran into a nearby garden.

 

The dog’s attacker ran away. She in now in RSPCA care.

 
RSPCA inspector Catherine Maddison said: “A man – described as … Continue reading…

The search is on to find a loving new home for an affectionate North Wales Staffordshire bull terrier, who loves the seaside and playing games.

Salad – a ten-year-old female dog – is currently in the care of the RSPCA’s West Gwynedd branch, and is based with a fosterer.

The dog has been described as an “affectionate, playful and fun” companion, who could live with children of secondary school age.

RSPCA West Gwynedd took the animal into their care after … Continue reading…

A dead royal python has been found in the Cwmbran area, with bruising on the head and body of the animal.

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after the discovery of a still, injured snake was made by a member of the public on 30 December, at Wool Pitch in the Greenmeadow area of the town.

An RSPCA officer collected the two-foot long snake; and veterinary examination sadly confirmed the animal was dead.

The royal python was found … Continue reading…