Archive of: Media Releases

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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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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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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Woman banned and fined for dog neglect

25 July 2013

Woman banned and fined for dog neglect

A Huntingdale woman was today found guilty of animal cruelty, in her absence, and banned for six years from owning animals and fined $5,000 for neglecting her dog. RSPCA was awarded costs of approximately $670 in relation to veterinary and associated costs.

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Woman Banned for Starving Dogs

16 July 2013

Woman Banned for Starving Dogs

A Hamilton Hill woman was today found guilty, in her absence, of animal cruelty in Fremantle Magistrates Court and was fined $2,000 and banned for five years from owning animals.

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Woman fined $48,000 and banned for life

15 July 2013

Woman fined $48,000 and banned for life

A Coodanup woman was fined a total of $48,000 and banned for life from ever owning pets after being sentenced in Mandurah Magistrates Court on Friday 12 July.

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Rabbits Hung from Barbed Wire Fence

20 June 2013

Rabbits Hung from Barbed Wire Fence

We are seeking witnesses after Inspectors received a complaint from a member of the public who alleges rabbits were being hung up alive from barbed wire fences in a bush land area in Nowergup, north of Wanneroo.

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Four week old kitten thrown from car

30 January 2013

Four week old kitten thrown from car

RSPCA is calling for witnesses after a four-week-old kitten was thrown from a hatch back type vehicle on Heppingstone Road in Brunswick, in the state’s south west, at midday on Saturday, 26 January 2013.

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