The RSPCA is appealing for information after the bodies of two foxes, four rabbits and a badger were found in a Kent layby. All the animals, except for the badger, had wounds consistent with being attacked by dogs.
The discovery was made on Wednesday 3 May, in Four Oaks Road, Ashford, by a member of the public who reported it to the animal welfare charity.
RSPCA inspector Clive Hopwood, who is looking into the incident, said,
“We can’t be sure if these dog bite wounds were caused after the animals were dead or when they were alive; and we’re keen to find out if someone is going out hunting for wild animals with their dogs.
“We are urging anyone who knows anything about this, or who may have seen someone acting suspiciously in the area, to contact us in complete confidence so we can look into what happened.”
If you have any information, call the RSPCA’s appeals line on 0300 123 8018 quoting reference 01065429.
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