Two Manx shearwaters have been rescued from a Ceredigion village after they were blown off course.

The RSPCA has received several calls about the welfare of the seabirds following recent stormy weather.

The islands of Skomer and Skokholm have around 50% of the UK’s Manx shearwater population – the largest known concentration of the species in the world. In August and September the adults and juveniles leave the islands to migrate thousands of miles away to the coast of South … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after an emaciated and seriously unwell dog was found in Risca.

The sandy white dog was found straying in Frenlea, Risca, on Sunday (4 September) in an extremely poor and emaciated condition.

A kind passer by took the dog to a vets and the RSPCA were notified.

Following an examination by the local independent vet, the extremely thin dog was found to have a severe heart murmur and her legs were buckling underneath her…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre is appealing for homes for four cockerels.

Scott, Earnest, Micky and Trevor are all currently at the Upper Colwyn Bay centre and are looking for forever homes.

Scott and Earnest, who are around six to 12 months old, were sadly abandoned in a box in the Colwyn Bay area in July. They were in a poor condition when they were found and naturally very scared.

Animal centre supervisor Chris Butler said: “Their confidence is growing slowly … Continue reading…

She may be missing a leg – but that doesn’t stop Angel one bit.

Angel is a lively and friendly dog who loves fuss and attention – and considering she only had three legs – she doesn’t let that get in her way. She loves to run and play like any other dog.

Angel, a female tan and white crossbreed, is currently at RSPCA Newport Animal Centre and is awaiting her forever home.

She is around seven years old and … Continue reading…

A buzzard has been rescued after becoming trapped between fencing and a wall in Bethesda.

RSPCA inspector Mike Pugh was called to Old Station Yard, Station Road, on Tuesday (30 August) following a report of a trapped buzzard.

Inspector Pugh said: “The buzzard was flying after a wood pigeon and became trapped in a small space between a wire fence and a stone wall.

“In a bid to escape he managed to get its head and wings through the fence, … Continue reading…