The RSPCA is urging people to think carefully before buying exotic pets after two snakes and an iguana were found abandoned in a similar area.

The two snakes – a corn snake and a young carpet python – were found in a small box together at the disused Coalbrookdale train station, in Coalbrookdale, Shropshire, on Saturday (August 15).

The iguana was found in a shoebox in a park near Kent Road, Wolverhampton, on Sunday (August 16). He was missing part … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a bearded dragon was posted through the mail to a Cardiff reptile shop.

Reptile Cymru were shocked to discover the parcel and the bearded dragon inside last Thursday [13 August].

The bearded dragon was inside a cardboard Christmas card box and had been sent first class from a post office in the Cardiff area.

The police were contacted along with the RSPCA and the bearded dragon – thought to be around three months … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a dead dog was found dumped in a stream in Penllergaer woods.

A member of the public found the shocking discovery on Saturday [15 August] in the woods just off junction 47 of the M4.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Andrew Harris said the dog is a chocolate labrador.

“The dog has no obvious injuries apart from blood around the month,” he said. “It was wearing a red and black collar … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information and warning pet owners to be cautious in Church Village and Risca following reports of cats being poisoned.

The charity was contacted last week after a male tabby cat was sadly put to sleep on veterinary advice after he returned home to Abbey Court in Church Village extremely unwell and showing symptoms of poisoning.

A second report of suspected cat poisoning from nearby Abbey Court has also come in.

RSPCA inspector Sophie Daniels said: … Continue reading…

A FAMILY fun day is to be held at RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre on 23 August.

The charity’s Upper Colwyn Bay animal centre will be hosting a ‘Furry Fun Day’ for the cats and small furries in their care between 11am and 4pm.

As well as a chance for visitors to view some of the furry friends at the centre that desperately need homes, the day will include a fun and games for all ages, such as face painting, a … Continue reading…