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The RSPCA is appealing for information after two injured Hermann tortoises were abandoned by their owner outside the doors of Marwell Zoo in Winchester.

Marwell Zoo reported the incident to the RSPCA on Thursday 2 July after finding the two tortoises dumped in a container outside the entrance to the attraction. Both reptiles were found to have a cracked and bleeding shell and the pair were rushed to a vet in Fair Oak for treatment before being taken to a … Continue reading…

TEN puppies have been rescued by the RSPCA after they were imported illegally into Fishguard Harbour.

Dyfed Powys Police contacted the RSPCA after the puppies were discovered after being illegally imported from Rosslare Harbour, Republic of Ireland to Fishguard Harbour on 13 June.

The puppies were aged between nine and 16 weeks old and did not have the required documentation for compliance with rabies requirements. RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben attended the port and due to welfare concerns the puppies were … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a bearded dragon was found on the Rhigos Mountain near Treorchy.

A member of the public found the reptile in a vivarium with all the equipment on the side of the road on Saturday [18 July] and then called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell said: “The bearded dragon was collected and immediately taken to a vets for a check up.

“He was lethargic and very cold when first found, but when we … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was found dead in a water butt at Pen-y-bont, Nantybwch, Tredegar.

The sad incident was discovered by a member of the public on Tuesday [July 21] who found the cat in their wheelie bin – which had been turned into a water butt.

RSPCA inspector Kate Parker said: “Sadly this ginger male cat was found dead inside a water butt. The member of the public had been away and the lid … Continue reading…

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A domestic white goose who was literally ‘sold down the river’ by her previous owner has been rescued by the RSPCA with the help of a group of men in canoes after being left with nasty injuries caused by fishing litter left on the River Wye.

The goose, believed to have been callously dumped some weeks ago, was reported to the RSPCA after it was seen struggling with an injured leg.

Once the goose had been brought to shore, she … Continue reading…