Neglected geese and goat rescued in Cambridgeshire

Cambridgeshire police worked alongside the RSPCA to rescue neglected animals. 

Cambridgeshire police worked alongside the RSPCA to rescue neglected animals. - Credit: Archant

A neglected goat and several geese were rescued by police in Cambridgeshire today (Monday March 14).

Cambridgeshire Constabulary attended a property near Warboys this morning following reports of animal neglect.  

The conditions which the geese were rescued from. 

The conditions which the geese were rescued from. - Credit: Cambs Cops

Officers from the RCAT (Rural Crime Action Team) attended the property with the RSPCA and assisted in seizing 11 neglected geese and a goat.  

Some of the geese which were rescued today (March 14). 

Some of the geese which were rescued today (March 14). - Credit: Cambs Cops

A spokesperson from Cambridgeshire Constabulary said: “The animals were rescued after a member of the public reported concerns for their welfare. They have now been taken to a place of safety and work is ongoing to identify their owner.”

The geese and a goat were rescued by the Rural Crime Action Team and the RSPCA.

The geese and a goat were rescued by the Rural Crime Action Team and the RSPCA. - Credit: Cambs Cops

The animals will now receive veterinary care while the RSPCA continues with their investigation. 

One goat was also seized by the RSPCA following reports of neglect. 

One goat was also seized by the RSPCA following reports of neglect. - Credit: Cambs Cops