RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two guinea pigs were found abandoned in a box at a Caerphilly park.

The two long-haired guinea pigs – one ginger and one grey – were found at Skomer Island Way Park yesterday (Monday 15 February). The duo were found in a box near the children’s play area.

RSPCA inspector Simon Evans said: “These two guinea pigs were found in a box, which suggests they were just dumped, rather than they accidentally escaped … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an appeal to find the owners of a Dalmatian.

The Dalmatian, named Harvey was found alone and freezing cold at a bus stop near Shedfield Common in Hampshire.

He was then taken by a member of the public to Animed Veterinary Practice in Shedfield – vets there struggled to register his temperature as he was so cold.

Harvey, believed to be around three years old, also had severe diarrhea – he was so weak he could … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two men were seen hitting a dog then dangling him over a lake in the West Midlands.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA on Wednesday (10 February) after witnessing the incident in Victoria Park, Tipton, at around 5.45pm.

They reported seeing the men hitting the dog multiple times before dangling the dog – described as medium, white and fluffy – over the lake by a blue rag round its neck.

The … Continue reading…

It was one of the biggest environmental disasters ever to hit UK shores and now 20 years on from the Sea Empress disaster RSPCA staff are looking back at the role they played in helping to save hundreds of seabirds and mammals.

Early on the evening of 15 February, 1996 the Sea Empress, a single hull oil tanker, hit rocks on its way into the Cleddau Estuary and the ship’s cargo of 130,000 tonnes of crude North Sea oil started … Continue reading…

Two grey seals have been released back into the wild, following a period of rehabilitation in RSPCA care.

The seal pups – one male and one female – were taken to Port Eynon beach, Gower, Swansea, on Thursday (11 February) and were taken down in travel carriers the shore.

They had been brought into RSPCA care back in October separately, and were both in their white (lanugo) coats and so were very young.

The female was collected from St Justinian’s … Continue reading…