A FOX that was found at the bottom of a drainage culvert in Deeside has been rescued by the RSPCA.

The vixen was found around six metres down an old concrete drainage culvert at Shotton Power Station at Deeside Industrial Estate.

Due to the depth of the culvert the RSPCA rope rescue team was needed to spring into action at around 1pm yesterday [19 March] and RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts abseiled down towards the fox, capturing her in a net. … Continue reading…


RSPCA welcomes passing of ‘Fly-grazing’ Bill into law

Charity receiving thousands of calls per year hopes legislation will help


The RSPCA, which receives more than 22,000 calls every year about horse welfare, is pleased that the Control of Horses Bill will become law before the General Election.


Along with other welfare charities and countryside and farming organisations the RSPCA welcomes the passing of the Bill by the House of Lords today (18 March).

The new law will … Continue reading…

THEY all have certainly been through a lot and deserve a fresh start in life.

George, Sooty, Bonzo and Ruby are looking for a loving home to call their own.

They are all currently at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay – waiting patiently for a new owner to take them home and treat them with the TLC they deserve.

Meet George the Rottweiler who is a complete softy and is certain to brighten up anyone’s day.

George … Continue reading…

Topsy-turvy deer rescued from between two walls

Muntjac wedged upside down

The RSPCA and fire service rescued a muntjac deer on Monday (16 March) after it had become wedged between two walls in Headington, Oxford.


Concerned members of the public contacted the RSPCA after hearing squealing coming from the gap between an outhouse wall and a garden wall in Stephen Road.  They initially thought the animal that was stuck fast in the tiny gap was a fox, but on … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA has assisted in the rescue of two birds that became trapped in a Swansea chimney.

The two jackdaws became stuck in the chimney of a Swansea Road property in Pontlliw and were unable to escape.

Following a call to the RSPCA, animal welfare officer (AWO) Andrew Harris attended the home this morning [Tuesday] and called Mid and West Fire and Rescue Service who sent firefighters from Pontarddulais fire station to assist with the rescue.

AWO Andrew Harris said: … Continue reading…