AN orphaned otter cub has been taken into RSPCA care after she was found on the side of the road.

A member of the public spotted the lethargic otter at 9.30pm on Thursday [31 July] evening at Glanhafren, Cyfronydd, near Welshpool.

He later saw the otter again at 12.23am – and took the otter home in a box for safety until the RSPCA arrived.

RSPCA inspector Phil Lewis has now taken the otter cub to RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre … Continue reading…

TEN puppies rescued by the RSPCA – who were illegally imported into Fishguard Harbour – will soon be able to begin a fresh start with new loving homes.

In June 10 puppies were signed over to the RSPCA after they were found to have been illegally imported from Rosslare Harbour, Republic of Ireland.

The adorable puppies certainly captured people’s hearts. RSPCA Newport Animal Centre announced the puppies were available for adoption on Friday [31 July] – and in a matter … Continue reading…

May Hill horses

The RSPCA is appealing for more information after a young filly and a gelding were left stranded with one of the horses on the brink of death on May Hill Common earlier this month.

Two RSPCA inspectors attended the picturesque area near Huntley known for its beautiful walks to investigate and found the colourful filly and grey gelding in a pitiful state. Locals confirmed that the pair were not owned and had been dumped at the site.

One of the … Continue reading…

Adopt me

Anne, a rescue staffie from the RSPCA’s Bristol Dogs and Cats Home, has just two wishes this summer – to find her perfect forever home and to meet the entire herd of Shauns scattered across Bristol’s famous Shaun in the City trail.

Like many other people this summer, Anne is keen to tick off all of the 70 spectacular Shauns dotted around the city. She has already had her picture taken with many of the sheep, and plans to visit … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two young cats were abandoned in their carrier on the A40 near Crickhowell.

The two cats – believed to be around eight to 10 months-old – were found by a member of the public on Thursday [30 July] who then contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell said: “The cats were found in an RAC branded cat carrier. It is unknown where they came from – so it appears they may have been … Continue reading…