RSPCA Cymru is reminding members of the public of the dangers associated with the use of sky lanterns ahead of the festive season.

Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) can harm wildlife, livestock and other animals by causing injuries that lead to suffering and a slow painful death. RSPCA Cymru strongly advises against their use and recommends that harmless alternatives are sought to prevent injury, suffering and fatality of animals.

RSPCA Cymru has long highlighted the dangers of sky … Continue reading…

Poor Missy – she has been through a lot.

The four-year-old sweet-natured feline ended in up in RSPCA care when her owners made the very difficult decision to give her up. Sadly she is still looking for her forever home after more than three months.

Rehoming coordinator at the in-store RSPCA Newport Adoption Centre based at Newport Pets At Home, Rebecca Thomson, said: “Missy was a beloved family pet, but when circumstances changed for the owners, they were not able … Continue reading…

A CAT has been rescued after getting himself stuck on top of a Haverfordwest house – with a crisp bag on his head.

RSPCA inspector Rohan Barker was called to Greenhill Crescent on Thursday (19 November) after it was reported that a ginger cat had been spotted in the rainy weather stuck on a roof – with a crisp packet on his head.

“He looked very wet as it was raining quite heavily,” said inspector Barker. “It was very odd … Continue reading…

A five week-old seal pup that was washed up on to the beach battered and bruised has been admitted to an RSPCA wildlife centre for care.

The grey seal youngster was found with an injured flipper on the beach in Rhos-on-Sea, Conwy, while Storm Barney lashed the UK coastlines on Monday. (16 November)

She is the first admission to RSPCA Stapeley Grange in Nantwich, Cheshire, this grey seal season and now staff are working hard to ensure that she survives … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dead in a canal in Mexborough, Doncaster with a block of wood clenched between his teeth.

 

Juno, a six-year-old male rescue Husky, went missing from his home in Denaby Main at about 7pm on Monday (16 November) after a gate was accidently left off the latch by a visitor.

 

The owner’s other dog, another Husky called ‘Rolo’, got out at the same time but came back on … Continue reading…