Pony burned with cigarettes

Pony burned with cigarettes

A 16 year old Welsh Section B Mare called Penny, has been found with cigarette burns and staples in the wounds the RSPCA has reported.

THe RSPCA is now investigating the callous ancd cruel attack with happened at stable in Mereyside.

Owner Karris Reeves, 20, said the attack has left Penny terrified of strangers.

RSPCA animal welfare officer John Littlewood said: “This poor pony must have been in so much pain as a result of this terrible act of cruelty.

“Fortunately the wounds can be treated – but I cannot believe that someone has done this to an innocent animal and for no other apparent reason than being cruel.”