A RARE goshawk that fractured her wing has been nursed back to health by the RSPCA.

The female goshawk, who is thought to be around one-year-old, was found with a fractured wing by a member of the public in Porth Park, Porth, Rhondda Cynon Taf, in mid-January.

After two months in the care of RSPCA West Hatch and time in the centre’s flight aviary building up her strength she has now been released back into the wild.

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COULD you offer a forever home for a guinea pig?

RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay is looking for homes for several guinea pigs that all have their own characters.

Centre manager Victoria Williams said Bert the guinea pig is a curious little fellow.

“He is a lively and active lad and came into the centre through no fault of his own,” she said

“He would require a large cage and access to an exercise pen indoors, or … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information about a pony found in Newport.

The piebald yearling was found along with two others at Peterstone Great Wharf, behind Broadstreet Common – locally known as the seawall area.

The first pony was removed on 6 March and a second pony has been removed from the location on 24 March.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “We have now removed a second pony on welfare grounds.

“We are continuing to appeal for information about them.”… Continue reading…

IT hasn’t been an easy ride for Miller – but his life dramatically changed after he was adopted by Sally White.

It is hard to imagine Miller was left to eat brambles – but after some TLC he is now competing in dressage competitions and even played a part in Sally’s wedding celebrations.

It was in 2011 when the RSPCA was notified about Miller along with three other horses that were found in Birchgrove, Swansea.

Efforts were made to find … Continue reading…

A SHEEP trapped on a mountain ledge has been rescued by the RSPCA.

The RSPCA was contacted by a member of the public after the sheep was spotted stranded on a very small ledge at Nant Peris, Llanberis, Caernarfon. The ledge was 50 feet from the top of a 150 foot cliff.

The RSPCA’s rope rescue team were called to action and attended the location yesterday [26 March].

The dramatic rescue on the cliff face included RSPCA inspectors Chris Dunbar, … Continue reading…