They may be senior “kittizens” but these three cats are desperately in need of a home to live out their retirement.

Argo, aged 12, Toffee, 11, and Fudge, 13, are all residents at the RSPCA’s Stafford, Wolverhampton and District branch – but due to their age, they have been overlooked by people who want to adopt a cat.

Alison Plant, from the branch, said: “It’s so sad that they keep getting overlooked because of their age, as all three of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured pigeon with sharp plastic hooks on his feet was rescued in Staffordshire.

RSPCA inspector Laura Bryant rescued the pigeon on Tuesday (2 February) after he had gotten stuck in a garden in Poolfield Road, Lichfield. He is now being cared for at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Cheshire.

Inspector Bryant said: “This poor pigeon was caught up in someone’s garden due to the fact he had plastic clips on … Continue reading…

It was a simple case of hair today, gone tomorrow for this dog from the Wolverhampton area.

The RSPCA is releasing photos of ‘Charlie’ who desperately needed a haircut as a reminder to people about why regular grooming is important.

The 10-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was taken to a groomer by RSPCA inspector Joe Burgess, who said: “I was shocked when I saw how matted Charlie had become. The dog’s owner – who absolutely dotes on him – was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a 4ft orange cornsnake was found by a bin in Wolverhampton.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after finding the animal on Walsall Street, in Willenhall, on Wednesday night (20 January).

RSPCA animal collection officer Kirsty Martuccio said: “The snake was very cold and as a result – snakes need warmth – wasn’t able to move much, and there were no obvious injuries.

“It is unlikely the snake would have been … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog with a severe skin condition was found near a Dudley nature reserve.

The ten-month-old female English bull terrier was picked up by a dog warden at Fens Pool, in Bryce Road, Brierley Hill, on Monday, 4 January, with the RSPCA becoming involved due to the dog having severe mange.

Mange is caused by parasitic mites and causes itching, hair loss, scabs and lesions.

The dog – named Sky – is microchipped … Continue reading…