Three cats affectionately named after Charles Dickens characters are urgently looking for new homes, from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre.

Oliver Twist, Fagin and Bullseye all arrived at the Centre at the same time, having been signed over into RSPCA Cymru care after their previous owner died. They arrived at Bryn-Y-Maen in mid-February.

They are three of ten cats who came into the charity’s care from a single Bangor property – all of whom now have names inspired by Charles … Continue reading…

An unwell otter cub, rescued by RSPCA Cymru in Llandysul, was hand-reared by an officer from the charity as part of her remarkable recovery process.

Stunning video footage shows the cub during her recovery phases to date, including being fed from a bottle, and sleeping on a blanket in her temporary pen.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Ellie West rescued the six-week-old cub on 15 January, who was found in a very weak and lethargic state in the village of … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is urgently seeking a new home for a Rottweiler who is finding life in the kennel environment exceptionally challenging.

The three-and-a-half year old Rottweiler – named Roxy – arrived in January, but is struggling with life at the Centre.

She came into RSPCA care via the charity’s Inspectorate, after it was found her previous owner, due to personal circumstances, was not able to provide care for the dog.

Newport Animal Centre is working hard to support … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly boa constrictor snake was abandoned in a plastic box in a Nottingham street.

The snake was found by a member of the public in Little John Walk, in St Ann’s, on Wednesday last week (1 March), confined to the box with the lid secure.

RSPCA inspector Laura Kirkham said: “The person who found the box opened it up and was very surprised to see the snake. Sadly, the snake was not … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a rabbit was dumped in a box on the doorstep of a vet practice in York.


The rabbit was found outside Minster Vets on Crockey Hill on Saturday morning (4 March).


She is described as a large female lop eared rabbit, who is grey, fawn and cream with a distinctly coloured face.


She was in a toilet roll box with a bowl of water, some treat sticks and sawdust and … Continue reading…