Archive of: Animal cruelty

RSPCA Crisis Appeal

22 November 2013

RSPCA Crisis Appeal

In the last 12 months, RSPCA WA has performed an unprecedented number of large scale animal rescue operations. Combined, this has led to over 400 animals seized, away from squalid and appalling conditions.

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RSPCA seizes a large number of cats living in appalling conditions

13 November 2013

RSPCA seizes a large number of cats living in appalling conditions

RSPCA Inspectors today conducted a major operation seizing a large number of cats from a suburban Perth property after receiving a complaint about a number of cats allegedly living in appalling conditions.

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Woman fined and banned after cats locked in truck

13 November 2013

Woman fined and banned after cats locked in truck

A Greenmount woman was today found guilty of animal cruelty in Fremantle Magistrates Court, and received a 10-year ban and was fined $3000. She was also ordered to pay $5000 to the RSPCA in boarding and veterinary costs and more than $1200 in court costs.

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What to do if you find an animal

01 November 2013

What to do if you find an animal

RSPCA WA does not have the resources to accept uninjured stray animals.

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Cat loses leg after being shot

21 October 2013

Cat loses leg after being shot

The RSPCA is appalled that an 18-month old female cat, Stella, has had its leg amputated after being shot with what appears to be a small-calibre rifle, somewhere in the vicinity of Leichardt Road in Broome.

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Slaughter practices still cruel

14 October 2013

Slaughter practices still cruel

RSPCA state and national President, Lynne Bradshaw, has an opinion piece in today’s The West Australian (14 October 2013)

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One-eyed Cookie is another Happy Tail

04 October 2013

One-eyed Cookie is another Happy Tail

Cookie the one-eyed dog is just one of the many sad cases RSPCA Inspectors see every day.

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RSPCA inspects cattle on live export ship

19 September 2013

RSPCA inspects cattle on live export ship

The RSPCA boarded the live export ship Pearl of Para last night in Fremantle to check on the welfare of the 5240 cattle on board. The cattle appeared to be in good condition and Inspectors found no breaches of the Animal Welfare Act.

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Man fined and banned for allowing dog to suffer

13 September 2013

Man fined and banned for allowing dog to suffer

A Doubleview man today pleaded guilty to one charge of animal cruelty and was fined $7500, banned from owning dogs for 18 months and ordered to pay costs to the RSPCA of $1370.

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Woman fined $8000 for 'preventable' cruelty

12 September 2013

Woman fined $8000 for 'preventable' cruelty

A South Australian woman, who formerly lived in Maida Vale in WA, was today sentenced in her absence for animal cruelty in Midland Magistrates Court and fined $8000, and ordered to pay RSPCA costs of approximately $7500 after being found guilty of one count of animal cruelty.

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