The RSPCA is appealing for information after a family of swans was attacked in a popular Middlesbrough park.


The male swan was found dead at the edge of the lake in Albert Park, and all the eggs smashed. The female was in distress nearby.


The charity was called after the extremely upsetting discovery was made this morning (Wednesday 26 April).


It’s thought metal fences put up by local people to help protect the birds whilst they nested … Continue reading…

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…