The RSPCA is investigating after two cats were found dead in the same Wolverhampton street – both tied up by the legs and with severe injuries.

The body of an 18-month-old female black-and-white cat, named Tilly, was found by her devastated owners under a hedge in Newbridge Crescent, Wolverhampton, on Monday (10 October).

Tilly had brown wire flex tied around one of her back legs and a cable tie around her neck. She also had severe trauma to her face … Continue reading…

A kitten rescued by the RSPCA after spending a morning absconded in a car engine is now looking for a new home.

Twelve-week-old Ayrton, named after the iconic racing driver, was discovered under the bonnet of a car in Northycote Farm, Underhill Lane, Wolverhampton on 16 September.

Driver Wayne Rutter had pulled up to eat his lunch after driving about 10 miles around the area for work that morning, and heard a plaintive miaow.

The 50-year-old photocopier engineer said: “I … Continue reading…

They are supposed to symbolise good luck – but sadly in reality, not all black cats are so lucky.

The RSPCA’s Stafford, Wolverhampton and District branch has become inundated with black cats which they are struggling to rehome – and they currently have more black than any other colour.

Alison Plant, from the branch, said: “Sadly many of our long-term cats who have been with us for many months are black, which is such a shame as they are all … Continue reading…

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…

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…