Entangled in netting, the gull had to be rescued with the help of the Fire and Rescue Service

RSPCA Cymru was called out to help a gull that was caught up in netting on the roof of an office block in Cardiff city centre on Charles Street.

Unfortunately, RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Gary Lucas wasn’t able to reach the gull and had to have help from South Wales Fire and Rescue Service who brought along their high lift platform to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three dead foxes were found in a Staffordshire field in the space of two weeks.

The bodies have been found in Darnford Lane, Lichfield, over the course of a fortnight, with the more recent one found on Thursday, 6 April.

RSPCA inspector Laura Bryant said: “There are no visible injuries on the foxes, however I am concerned that there is a possibility that they have been poisoned, as it is unusual for there … Continue reading…

Three newborn kittens are recovering after they were found close to death at a factory in Walsall.

The kittens, then two days old, were found in a storage cupboard at a factory in Walsall Enterprise Park, in Regal Drive, on 31 March. It is thought that they were born to a feral cat who possibly abandoned them.

When RSPCA Animal Collection Office Catherine Strawford arrived, they were still wet from the birth, stone cold to touch and not moving. They … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a swan was found peppered with air gun pellets in a Staffordshire town.

The swan was found by water in Cannock Road, Burntwood, with a hole in his neck, on Thursday 30 March. RSPCA inspector Rob Crutchley collected the bird and took him to the charity’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire.

An x-ray showed that the swan had been shot 10 times with an air gun. Pellets were found in the … Continue reading…

RSPCA called to Llannerch Crossing near St Asaph.

A roe deer has a lucky escape after getting their antlers caught in an electric fence on a north Wales farm.

RSPCA inspector Mike Pugh was called to the farm in Llannerch Crossing after being alerted to the stricken deer.

However, shortly after the inspector arrived the deer was able to break free and ran off back into nearby fields. Although the deer still had some wire attached to their antlers it … Continue reading…