SEALS are not usually known for their hiking credentials – but Jelly the young pup has been on quite a mission.

The exhausted seal, named Jelly, was found at least half a mile from Abereiddy beach in Pembrokeshire in the early hours of Tuesday morning (2 September).

Animal collection officer Ellie West said Jelly, who is only a week old, had been on quite a tiring adventure. “Jelly was found in quite unusual circumstances,” she said.

“Members of the public … Continue reading…

We along with other rural and welfare organisations are demanding action to tackle England’s ‘fly-grazing’ horses and their irresponsible owners.

Six major charities and country’s largest rural organisations have released the report on ‘fly-grazing’ – the practice of leaving horses on someone else’s land without permission.


Time to address unlawful fly-grazing

The report called ‘Stop the scourge – time to address unlawful fly-grazing in England’ reveals over 3,000 horses are being fly-grazed causing “misery for horses, … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after an owl was found in Ystrad.

It is believed that the bird is owned by someone as it appears tame and has a metal ID ring on its leg, but efforts to trace the owner from the ring have so far failed.

The eagle owl was found on the road near Danycoed, Ystrad in Pentre on Saturday (30 August).

RSPCA animal collection officer Sarah Davies said: “A member of the public saw the … Continue reading…


Celebrities, judges and dancers of Strictly Come Dancing lend a helping hand to find Staffies Fred and Ginger a forever home.

Stars of Strictly Come Dancing have helped to put a spring in the step of two abandoned Staffies after they made Twitter appeals to help find them a new home.


Helping hand from Strictly stars

Reigning dance floor champion Abbey Clancy was among the stars to send out tweets encouraging a new owner to come forward for … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is issuing another warning about the dangers of litter after a crow was trapped in a tree due to fishing line.

The bird had become tangled in a tree near a canal at Blaen Y Pant Crescent, Newport, on Sunday (31 August). The bird’s feet were stuck in fishing line and it was first noticed by a member of the public at around 1.20pm.

Firefighters from Malplas Fire Station attended the scene who were able to bring the … Continue reading…