A group of recently-hatched young cygnets had a lucky escape this week (Wednesday 25 May) after they were rescued from a fast-flowing weir in Ware.

Staff from an office on Priory Street in Ware were concerned for the welfare of the baby swans after they saw them stuck in the weir located on the canal next to their offices and immediately reported the incident to the RSPCA.

There were seven cygnets in total that had gone over the edge and … Continue reading…

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Five Labrador puppies have been found dead in a ditch in a secluded spot on Pegmire Lane in the village of Aldenham, just outside of the town of Watford in Hertfordshire.  

A member of the public who was travelling down the road was shocked to find the lifeless bodies of four young Labrador puppies on Wednesday (25 May) near the small village. The RSPCA were immediately contacted and came to investigate the grim discovery.

On arrival, a further body of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to safely put away netting to protect wildlife, after a fox had to be rescued when she got tangled up in one.

The young female fox was seen by a member of the public trapped in the football netting at a school in Rose Avenue, in High Wycombe, on Monday (23 May).

Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Dennis Lovell, who attended the incident, said: “We do not know how long the fox had been there for … Continue reading…

A fox cub was rescued by the RSPCA after he got his head stuck in a plastic jam jar in Northamptonshire.

The young cub was seen by a member of the public in St Peter’s Avenue, in Rushden, who immediately called the RSPCA.

Animal Collection Officer Sharon Knight, who attended the incident, on Friday 20 May, said: “The poor cub had hidden himself under a car. Sadly the jar was firmly wedged over his head and it is unlikely he … Continue reading…

A budgie has been allegedly abandoned on a Bridgend street in a fish tank.

The green and yellow bird was found at Glanffornwg on 11 May at 5.30pm.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Paula Milton said: “We have no other information or evidence, but it appears that this budgie has sadly been abandoned.

“We are appealing for information to try and find out what happened.

“Anyone with information about this incident should contact the RSPCA inspectorate appeal line on 0300 123 … Continue reading…