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…

A plucky kitten who got her head stuck in an industrial bin drainage hole has been rescued in a joint operation between the RSPCA and West Midlands Fire Service.

The head of the tiny five-week-old kitten was spotted in the car park at Hailes Park Close, Wolverhampton, by a member of the public yesterday morning (Tuesday, 5 January), who immediately rang the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Steve Morrall said: “When I arrived, I saw the head of the kitten poking out … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people about the dangers football netting can pose to wildlife after a badger got so entangled he had to be rescued.

The badger was spotted by a member of the public on Monday (5 October) morning at a school in Wolverhampton.

Two officers from the RSPCA worked together to free her before she was taken to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich. She was also found to have wounds to her face.

Once at Stapeley, it … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about a cat who died after being attacked by three teenagers in Wolverhampton.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after they saw the three youths kicking the black cat in Ivyhouse Lane, on the corner of Mount Pleasant Street, in Coseley, Wolverhampton, at 10.30pm on Friday (25 September).

The three youths – all thought to be aged between 13 and 15 – ran away as soon as they were approached by the … Continue reading…


An eight-week-old kitten was found in Thorpe Road, Walsall on October 6 at around 10pm by a local family.

They called us, and Inspector Laura Bryant went out to collect the kitten. Due to the time of night, Laura took the kitten into her own home.

Smartie, as she was later named, had cat flu, fleas and suffered from ear mites, but is now almost back to full health and recovering in a foster home. She is also short … Continue reading…