RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information to try and track down the owner of a snake that was found in a garden in Newport, Pembrokeshire.

The young radiated rat snake was found at Lower St Mary Street yesterday (22 June).

RSPCA inspector Holly Brown said: “We don’t know where this snake has come from, but he could well have escaped from an owner nearby. The snake is in good body condition and appears to be healthy.

“We’re appealing for information … Continue reading…

A canine hero came to the rescue after an injured cat got lost in a Tamworth field.

Black labrador Milo, aged 20 months, was out walking with his owner John Williams when the poorly cat was spotted in the undergrowth of a field in Main Road, in Wigginton, Tamworth.

John immediately contacted the RSPCA, and kept checking on the cat while he waited for the RSPCA inspector to arrive.

But when inspector Kate Levesley got there, the cat had moved…. Continue reading…

A South Wales RSPCA inspector is jetting off to become the new SPCA inspector in Bermuda.

Inspector Chris Coleman, who this September will have been with the RSPCA for 29 years, will be joining the SPCA in Bermuda next week for one year. She will become Bermuda’s only inspector and will also have management responsibilities for their animal shelter.

“I’m looking forward to a new challenge and to utilise the skills I have gained over the years,” said Chris, whose … Continue reading…

​​RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after the body of a newborn puppy was found in a drain in Southsea, Wrexham.

Workers at School Lane made the sad discovery on Friday (17 June) at around midday.

RSPCA inspector Tim Jones said: “This brindle/black newborn puppy – a Jack Russell cross – was found dead and the body had decomposed.

“There were no gaps that the puppy could have fallen through, and the only way could been for someone to lift … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is calling on the public to give a circus with wild animals, now in Llanbadarn, Aberystwyth, a miss.

The complex needs of wild animals can never be adequately met in a circus environment with regular transport, cramped and bare temporary housing, forced training and performance all unavoidable realities for the animals.

The circus – which uses wild animals in its performances – has arrived in Llanbadarn.

RSPCA’s senior scientific officer, specialising in circus animal welfare, Ros Clubb said: … Continue reading…