The foal was stuck in thick black mud up to his chest. 

A chestnut Common Pony foal had a lucky escape after getting stuck in the mud up a mountain between Heol-y-Cyw and Glynogwr, near Pencoed.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Nicole Wallace was called to help the stuck foal after a local resident spotted him whilst out walking their dog. The foal’s mother was getting very agitated and protective of the foal, which was being replicated by the rest of … Continue reading…

Five year old Orion wants to live life to the full in a home of her own. 

An abandoned German Shepherd who has been overlooked time and time again is looking for a loving new home.

Orion, who is approximately five years old, is full of energy and wants to live her life to the full, despite her heart condition which was only detected after she came into the RSPCA’s care.

She arrived at the RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen animal centre in … Continue reading…

Residents and staff from Greenhill Manor care home donated to help animals affected by cruelty.

Residents and staff from a south Wales care home have remembered a former RSPCA branch trustee with a donation in her honour.

The donation from Greenhill Manor, in Pentrebach, was in memory of Molly Wilson, who was a trustee for the RSPCA’s Glamorgan North and East branch and had been involved with the RSPCA for over 50 years, before she sadly passed away in January … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after six kittens were cramped into a cat carrier and abandoned in a Derbyshire street.

The kittens, aged around six weeks old, were found in Gate House, off Main Street, in Long Eaton – on the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire border – on Good Friday (14 April).

RSPCA inspector Dave McAdam said: “The kittens had been squashed into this cat carrier and were very distressed when they were discovered.

“It is appalling to think that … Continue reading…

A man who tortured a dog by hanging him by his collar, stabbing him and burning him alive has been disqualified from keeping animals for life.

Jamie Weir (DOB 26/09/1995), of Home Farm Road, Birkenhead, pleaded guilty earlier this year to causing unnecessary suffering a crossbreed Staffordshire bull terrier named Jack, resulting in his death.

At Wirral Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 21 April), Weir was given the lifetime disqualification order on all animals and a 24-week prison sentence, to run … Continue reading…