THE RSPCA has successfully freed a deer that became entangled in a hammock in a Monmouth garden.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Sian Burton was called to a Penyclawdd garden on Thursday [7 May] after a deer managed to get its antlers trapped in a hammock in the caller’s garden.

AWO Burton said: “The young deer was tangled in a string hammock and was really stressed as it couldn’t get out.

“We managed to cut the deer free from the … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after three rabbits were found apparently dumped at the side of a Newport road.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after the rabbits were found in fields near Penylan Cottages, Bassaleg, Newport, on Wednesday evening [6 May].

The three domestic rabbits were collected by RSPCA inspector Simon Evans who took them to a veterinary surgery for a check up.

Inspector Evans said it appears that the rabbits were just dumped in the … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a member of the public witnessed a cat in a box being thrown out of a car.

Reporting the incident to the RSPCA, the member of the public said they were driving over Gelligaer Common towards Bargoed at around 10pm on Sunday [3 May], when the incident took place.

The caller said they pulled over to let a navy blue car pass with a man aged approximately 35-40 driving. When they passed a … Continue reading…

RABBIT owners are being encouraged to hop into action to improve their pets health and environment.

As part of Rabbit Awareness Week which runs from 9 May to 17 May the RSPCA Pembrokeshire Branch is working with several local veterinary surgeries to provide free neutering, vaccination and microchipping.

All the owners have to do is to make an appointment with a participating vet during the week and the treatment can be carried out at a later date.

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ROLL up roll up – for a fun filled day with four-legged friends at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre on Sunday 17 May.

The centre at Upper Colwyn Bay is inviting all dog lovers to attend the event which will be held from 11am until 4pm.

The day will include 16 fun dog classes for all ages and types, dog agility, ‘rescue dog of the year’ competition, tombola, games, stalls, a barbecue, refreshments.

Kennel and cattery supervisor Chris Butler said: “We … Continue reading…