The RSPCA was called in to rescue a little owl from a house in Tamworth after he created a scene worthy of Harry Potter – by flying into a living room through a chimney.

The owl – who is smaller than an adult’s hand – was found in a living room of a house in Manor Close, in Tamworth, on Monday (14 August).

RSPCA inspector Laura Bryant was called to collect the owl. She said: “The residents of the house … Continue reading…

A plucky duckling which got himself stuck down in underground pipes was safely rescued – after an RSPCA officer played a DUCK video on her phone!

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Cat Strawford was tasked with rescuing the duckling from Amington Industrial Estate, in Sandy Way, Tamworth, after a concerned member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity.

Cat said: “The poor duckling had fallen down a drain and as a result had got himself stuck in underground pipes. He … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pigeon was shot in Tamworth.

The animal welfare charity was contacted by a member of the public on Tuesday 14 February, after the wood pigeon was found in their garden in Dumolos Close struggling to fly.

The pigeon was taken to the RSPCA’s Birmingham Animal Hospital, where his wing was x-rayed. The x-ray showed two air gun pellets inside his body. Sadly, the pigeon was so poorly that he was put to … Continue reading…

A cygnet who had got in a bit of a flap on top of a cinema in Tamworth had to be rescued by the RSPCA.

Staff at Odeon cinema, in Bolebridge Street, called the RSPCA after spotting the swan on top of the 50ft-high roof.

Animal Collection Officer Cara Gibbon, who attended the incident last Wednesday (30 November), said: “The young swan had managed to get himself up there but he didn’t seem to want to move – he was … Continue reading…

A canine hero came to the rescue after an injured cat got lost in a Tamworth field.

Black labrador Milo, aged 20 months, was out walking with his owner John Williams when the poorly cat was spotted in the undergrowth of a field in Main Road, in Wigginton, Tamworth.

John immediately contacted the RSPCA, and kept checking on the cat while he waited for the RSPCA inspector to arrive.

But when inspector Kate Levesley got there, the cat had moved…. Continue reading…