A COLLAPSED foal – separated from her mother – has been found in Swansea. 

RSPCA inspector Holly Brown was called to Clyne after a member of the public found the young foal outside their home on Thursday [9 July].

Inspector Brown said: “The foal had diarrhoea, was very small and there was no sign of her mother. She was probably only around a week old.

“The foal was alert but quite flat. I syringed water into her and she soon … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was caught by an illegal gin trap in Abergwynfi.

A member of the public called the RSPCA on Monday [13 July] after their cat Button was found with a gin trap on its leg. The cat had made it as far as the caller’s neighbour who released the cat from the trap. The trap had trapped her left paw and she is now receiving treatment at a veterinary surgery.

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RSPCA Cymru will be inviting visitors at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show to pledge their support to animal welfare in Wales next week [20-23 July].

RSPCA Cymru will be pitching up (avenue C) at the four-day event and will be inviting visitors to sign a 3D RSPCA inspector’s van to pledge their support for animal welfare in Wales and help give animals a voice.

‘Give Animals A Voice’ is also the title of the charity’s monthly campaigns newsletter, where supporters … Continue reading…

In the midst of the looming Statutory Instrument debate on Wednesday, the Hunting Act is still doing the important job of bringing those to justice those who have committed crimes against Britain’s wildlife.  

Last Friday saw the successful prosecution of three men who were found to be illegally hunting in Herefordshire. Alan Hill (D.O.B. 06.12.60), James Smith (D.O.B. 02. 04.93) and Jack Hudd (D.O.B. 18.05.94) were stopped by the police last year in the middle of the night whilst driving … Continue reading…

A SECOND gecko in the space of two weeks has been brought back to South Wales by accident by a holidaymaker.

A member of the public found the small lizard in their suitcase after returning from Spain.

RSPCA animal collection officer Ellie West said: “The member of the public took the gecko to a local RSPCA animal centre on 7 July after finding it their suitcase. We’re very grateful they acted so responsibly.

“We think it is most likely a … Continue reading…