A lorry driver who found an injured kitten stuck inside the engine of his 44-tonne articulated lorry managed to free the frightened feline – and is hoping to take him home!

 

Anthony Anderson was uncoupling his lorry in Washington, in Tyne & Wear, when he heard a meowing coming from inside the vehicle.

 

He said: “Earlier in the day I’d been tipping the lorry in Hartlepool and saw two cats run underneath my cab. I saw one run … Continue reading…

A dog has been rescued after getting stuck in an electric reclining chair at a house in Swinton, Salford.

 

The RSPCA was called about the stricken pet Lhasa Apso, called ‘Cagney’, just before 10pm last night (Thursday 29 October), and animal welfare officer (AWO) David Hatton attended.

 

He said: “The dog had managed to get herself well and truly wedged in the chair.

 

“She was stuck head first in the mechanism, with just her back legs sticking … Continue reading…

A deer has been rescued by the RSPCA after getting stuck in a tree at Haydock racecourse in Newton le Willows, Merseyside.

 

The Roe deer buck had become trapped with his front legs over one side of a tree and his back legs over the other.

 

The RSPCA was contacted about the animal’s plight on the morning of Wednesday 5 March and animal welfare officer (AWO) Matt Brown and animal collection officer (ACO) Victoria Marsh attended.

 

AWO … Continue reading…

26.11.13

A cat stuck on a small ledge on a viaduct in Stockport, 90ft from the ground, has been reunited with his owner.

The cat was rescued by officers from the RSPCA and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service on Friday, 22 November. He was reported to us late on Wednesday afternoon (20 November) after being spotted by a member of the public.

A very tricky situation

RSPCA Inspector Heather Morris said:

“It was a very tricky situation as he … Continue reading…

A cat stuck on a small ledge on a viaduct in Stockport, 90ft from the ground, has been safely rescued by officers from the RSPCA and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service today.

 

The cat was reported to the RSPCA late on Wednesday afternoon (20 November) after being spotted by a member of the public.

 

RSPCA inspector Heather Morris said: “He was 90ft off the ground and 5ft down from the top of the viaduct, so it was … Continue reading…