THE RSPCA has assisted with the rescue operation of two cattle after they fell down a mineshaft.

The two young cattle became trapped after they fell 30 feet near Axton, Holywell on 27 December.

RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts met the owner at the scene on 28 December where the two cattle were seen chest deep in water at the bottom of the shaft.

“Hay and straw were thrown down and the cattle were eating,” he said.

On 29 December inspector … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after two snakes were found dumped outside in a vivarium in Barrow in Furness.


The corn snakes, which are non-venomous constrictors, were found at around 10.30am on Wednesday (14 January) in a gated back street behind Paradise Street, with the rubbish bins.


RSPCA inspector Will Lamping said: “It was very cold and it’s unlikely they would have survived very long had they not been found.


“Snakes can’t regulate their own body temperatures and … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat took a walk on the wild side, and wandered past a firing range and into a police training centre in Gravesend, Kent.

The adult tabby and white male cat, thought to be around two or three years old, was first spotted at the centre in Mark Lane on Thursday (8 January). It is not known where he came from as the centre is in a remote area … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was abandoned in Milford Haven.

The white and grey female cat was found in the car park of All Pets Vet Care at Milford Marina, Milford Haven, on Tuesday afternoon at around 2.25pm.

A customer who came out of the veterinary surgery found her and alerted the vets who gave her a health check and other treatment for fleas.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben was called and is now investigating the abandonment. … Continue reading…

RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre is appealing for loving homes for their furry residents.

More than 100 animals are currently at the centre – and among them are dogs Ruby, Bonzo and Prince, who are patiently waiting for a new owner to come along and whisk them away to start a brand new life.

Ruby, a three-year-old Staffie is a lovely lady, who sadly has been in our care for more than 10 months.

She arrived, cold, wet and starved to … Continue reading…