RSPCA video footage released today shows the rescue of a mother goose and her goslings after going native in the Morriston area of Swansea.

The goose and four young goslings were found walking down a busy road in Morriston on Friday 5 July some distance from any ponds. A member of public and a local PCSO managed to confine them in a garage and called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said:  “Fortunately they were all easily caught and released … Continue reading…

The dangers posed to wildlife in Swansea by discarded fishing line are shown in new RSPCA footage of a duck rescue.

The Muscovy duck was successfully rescued by RSPCA officers on Wednesday 3 July at the Fendrod Lake in Swansea’s Enterprise Park on Wednesday 3 July.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said: “After giving my colleagues and I the run around on both land and water, we were finally able to catch the duck and free her from fishing line and … Continue reading…

Specialist RSPCA equine officers are attending Seamer Horse Fair from today (Thursday 11 July). The site opened this morning with the actual horse fair itself taking place on Monday (15 July).

 

The RSPCA will have three officers present each day along with a veterinary surgeon from Redwings Horse Sanctuary.

 

The RSPCA and Redwings went along for the first time last year after Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire Police representatives visited Appleby Horse Fair*, the biggest gathering of … Continue reading…

Pets dumped in bins, boxes and buckets

11.07.13

The RSPCA have reported an alarming increase in animals being abandoned across England and Wales.

In the last year, we were called out to rescue more than 37,000 abandoned animals and received a call asking for help every 30 seconds.

Every year we see a sharp rise in abandonments at the height of summer. Evidence from us and other animal charities suggests some people chose to get rid of their pets rather … Continue reading…

Newport animal centre inundated with cats

Wednesday 09 July 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for potential owners to come forward if they offer a cat a loving home following a surge in the number of cats picked up by inspectors in the south Wales area in recent weeks.

Most of the cats collected by inspectors have been reported as strays and cannot be returned to owners as they do not have microchips.

The Newport Animal centre is currently overrun and … Continue reading…