Several animals were left dead and others dying after thieves raided an animal hospital.
Birds and hedgehogs were among dozens of animals turfed out of their cages after the raiders ransacked the Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital.
Staff asay the raid means they can't afford to take in any more injured animals for the foreseeable future. Phil Brewster reports.
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