Christmas shoppers in Swansea were left stunned as an exhausted swan was spotted struggling outside the Outfit store in the Morfa area.

A sizeable local crowd had gathered to watch the swan at the Morfa Bay shopping precinct on Thursday 1 December 2016.

She was rescued by RSPCA, who collected her and provided overnight care, before transferring her to a specialist wildlife facility for further support. It is hoped she can be released back into the wild, after a few … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is searching for the owner of a white and ginger cat, which was found in the Ely area of Cardiff on Friday 25 November.

The cat was collected by the charity, after it was run over by a member of the public, and was taken to a veterinary practice for treatment.

Fortunately, she is fine after the incident, and RSPCA Cymru is now looking to re-unite the pet with her owner. Posters, and other materials, have been put … Continue reading…

A North Wales seal pup that was rescued by RSPCA Cymru is recovering well, and it is hoped can be released back to the wild in early 2017.

The pup was collected by the RSPCA on the opposite shore from Conwy town, on November 1, after it was found struggling with an eye injury and with no sign of its mother for a considerable period of time.

Following the rescue, the pup was taken to the Welsh Mountain Zoo for … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two French bulldogs were found abandoned in a “despicable” condition in a Burton park.

The male dogs, around three years old, both have a severe skin condition and overgrown claws – with one of the dogs having claws which curled under into the pads of his foot.

Neither of them were wearing collars or were microchipped. Both dogs, who have been named Keith and Albert, are now in the RSPCA’s care.

They were … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating after a cat was shot in the neck with an air rifle in Liverpool.

Nine-year-old Polly had to have surgery after the pellet lodged in the vertebrae of her neck, in what could have been a fatal injury.

She was taken to Alder Vets, in Eaton Road, by her worried owners after she returned home walking abnormally on Wednesday last week (23 November).

RSPCA inspector Claire Fisher said: “Polly’s owners knew instantly something was wrong, and … Continue reading…