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Photos released following fire attack on foal

The RSPCA has released photos of a foal which was seriously hurt following an attack where inflammable liquid was thrown on its face and set alight.

The foal's owner has also provided photos in an attempt to catch the attacker.

The injured foal Credit: Craig Appleby
The foal was seriously hurt on the nose Credit: Craig Appleby
Police are investigating the attack Credit: RSPCA
The foal is now recovering from its ordeal Credit: RSPCA


Dog 'thrown from car' in Hednesford

Credit: RSPCA

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was thrown from a car on Wednesday morning in Hednesford.

The dog, which is now being cared for by the RSPCA, was found 'in a very sorry state'.

"When I saw her, she was extremely emaciated. Her claws are extremely overgrown to the point where they were growing back into the pads. She had no collar or micro-chip either so we don’t even know her name," said RSPCA Inspector Jayne Bashford.

The dog was dumped out of a white BMW on Rawnsley Road, Hednesford, at the junction with Stringers Hill.

Anyone with information is urged to call the RSPCA.

RSPCA chief vows to get 'justice for Britain's abused animals'

"The RSPCA faces a crisis that is stretching us to breaking point."

"We show zero tolerance to animal abusers. Anyone causing animals pain for profit or pleasure will be tracked down and prosecuted."

"We need the courts and councils, police and people who care to join us in standing up and getting justice for Britain's abused animals."