A pigeon has been found with a crossbow arrow through their body in Scarborough.

 

The bird was sitting on someone’s doorstep when they were discovered on Saturday (15 September).

 

They were found outside an address on Cross Street, Scarborough.

 

RSPCA inspector Laura Barber said: “This poor pigeon was just sitting there with the crossbow arrow all the way through their little body.

 

“It’s shocking that someone would do something so cruel, deliberately causing so much suffering…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA is issuing advice on what to do if you come across a seal after a number of alarming incidents along the Yorkshire Coast recently, including one where a seal was injured by a dog.

 

The seal was collected from Flamborough on Monday (23 January) and is now receiving treatment.

 

RSPCA inspector Claire Little said: “We had been monitoring the seal for two days – an officer had been out to check on it on Saturday and … Continue reading…

Specialist RSPCA equine officers are attending Seamer Horse Fair from today (Thursday 11 July). The site opened this morning with the actual horse fair itself taking place on Monday (15 July).

 

The RSPCA will have three officers present each day along with a veterinary surgeon from Redwings Horse Sanctuary.

 

The RSPCA and Redwings went along for the first time last year after Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire Police representatives visited Appleby Horse Fair*, the biggest gathering of … Continue reading…