The RSPCA's annual figures for 2014 show that cruelty complaints investigated by the charity in the Midlands have gone up once again.Read the full story ›
The young male tabby was dumped in a Dyke in Spalding, Lincolnshire, six inches deep in water on Monday.
The RSPCA were called, and have taken him into their care.
"He was unhurt and in good health, and he looks as if he has been cared for, so it is possible he is a much loved pet and that someone else dumped him in this callous way."
New powers to tackle dog fouling look set to be introduced in Daventry. The council there plans to fine dog owners as much as £1000 if they don't carry bags to clear up their pet's mess.
The National Sea Life Centre's penguins in Birmingham put their psychic abilities to the test to predict the sex and name of the royal baby.Read the full story ›
Councillors in Daventry will today reach a decision on whether to put forward controversial new dog control laws for public consultation.
Under the proposals, owners caught without a bag or other means of collecting dog mess could be issued with a £100 penalty notice, with the potential of a £1,000 court fine if left unpaid.
A Yorkshire terrier stolen from his home took his rescue into his own paws by "flagging down" an RSPCA van along a deserted road.Read the full story ›
Hagrid the baby ram is already the size of a toddler, and around three times the size of his playmates at a Lincolnshire farm.Read the full story ›
The Midlands is the worst region for feeding their healthy food according to a survey out today.Read the full story ›
Nicky Harris told ITV News Central that big supermarkets are holding dairy farmers to ransom.
She said she'll have to pick some of her herd to go to slaughter this week just to keep the wolves from the door.
She has set up a campaign page to raise awareness.
Nicky Harris, a farmer in Shropshire, says she's distraught that she'll have to send some of her dairy cows away for slaughter this week because of falling milk prices.
She says big supermarkets are holding dairy-farmers to ransom with such low prices and many farms in the area are struggling to keep going.
The increasing pressure has meant sending the cows for slaughter is the only way to pay the bills.