The RSPCA reunited a snake missing for three months with her owner – after she was spotted under the neighbour’s washing machine.

The animal welfare charity received a call from a surprised member of the public after they found the 3ft corn snake poking out from under his washing machine at 4am on Thursday (23 June).

When Animal Collection Officer (ACO) Kate Wright arrived at the block of flats – Ashwell Place, in Ashwell Street, Leighton Buzzard – the snake … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two kittens were dumped in a tied-up plastic bag in Porthmadog.

The two black and white kittens were discovered after their cries were heard. They were found in the plastic bag in the bin on Sunday (26 June) at 9.30am near the Harbour Masters Office in Porthmadog. 

RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts said: “The kittens are about seven to eight weeks-old and are in good health.

“They have now been taken into our care … Continue reading…

Schoolchildren from five schools across South Wales have taken part in a lively and engaging discussion on animal welfare.

RSPCA Cymru held its annual school debating event at Siambr Hywel in the National Assembly for Wales on Friday (24 June).

The event – ‘Animal Welfare: The Great Debate’ – involved students from Cymer Afan Comprehensive (Neath Port Talbot), Howell’s School (Cardiff), St Julian’s School (Newport), Bryn Hafren Comprehensive School (Vale of Glamorgan) and Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Bryn Tawe (Swansea).

Pupils … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for people to come forward and offer a home to a dog found tethered in a Birmingham garden with a climbing hook through his neck.

Rex, a one-year-old Presa Canaria, came into the RSPCA’s care after he was rescued in Stechford on 15 October last year.

He was suffering from an infection after a Caribiner, a large hook with a spring-loaded clasp used in climbing, which was being used to tether him had gone through the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a severely matted and underweight terrier was dumped by a derelict hotel in Stoke-on-Trent.

The Yorkshire terrier, thought to be aged around ten, was so hungry that he tried eating his own fur after it had been cut away from him at a vets.

The dog was found by two members of the public near to the Queen of Hearts hotel, in Lilydale Road, Bucknall, at around 5pm on Thursday (23 June). He has been … Continue reading…