ALL eyes will be on Brit award nominees Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and George Ezra tonight.

But little do they know that at RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay they have three little black and white kittens supporting them – as they have been named after the popular singers.

Kennel and cattery supervisor Chris Butler said the three kittens were named after the pop stars as their mum was named after a Welsh singer, who has had previous … Continue reading…

Vets ‘overwhelmed’ by public who have taken Gizmo to their heart

A four month-old foal is in a critical condition after he was found dying by the side of the road in Essex.

The RSPCA was called after Gizmo, a tiny piebald cob, was found without his mother near Ridgewell Caravan Park in Yeldham Road, Ridgewell in Halstead in an emaciated, extremely poorly state on Tuesday (17 February).

Along with the police and a vet, vet nurse and yard manager … Continue reading…

RSPCA appeals for information

A blue Staffordshire Bull Terrier had a lonely Valentine’s Day – after he was tied to a lamp post and abandoned in a dark alleyway in Kent.

The young male, now named Valentino, was found off Cloudesley Road, Erith on Saturday evening (14 February) at around 9pm. His lead was attached to a street lamp with twine and next to him was a note which said: “Need a new home”. It is believed he had been … Continue reading…

RSPCA & fire service rescue deer tangled by antlers in rope

The RSPCA and Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service rescued a Red Stag who had got himself tangled in electric sheet fencing in Suffolk this morning (23 February).

We were called after the deer was spotted with his antlers stuck in the fencing in the grounds of Tuddenham Hall, in Grundisburgh Road, Tuddenham, early this morning.

In trying to free himself, the frightened animal had become more and more entangled … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA has taken a late newborn seal into its care.

The grey seal pup – thought to be just three to four days old – had his umbilical cord attached when he was found at St Justinian’s near St Davids.

​It is unusual for seals to be born at this time of year as this is end of their breeding season. Grey seal breeding seasons can differ given the geographical location; in Wales the season is typically August to … Continue reading…