Having spent the last couple of months in RSPCA care, they were released back to the wild

Four grey seals were released on the Pembroke Coast, near Saint Brides Bay, after being rescued and rehabilitated by RSPCA Cymru to get them fit and healthy ready for their return to the sea.

The four seals had all been rescued separately across Wales over the last few months and were given round the clock care and rehabilitation at an RSPCA centre.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a Shar Pei dog in an “appalling” state was found without most of his fur and limping in a Shropshire road.

The large dog was found by a member of the public in a lethargic state and struggling to breathe in Telegraph Lane, Bridgnorth, on Monday last week (3 April).

He was taken to a local vet, who was so shocked by his condition that they immediately contacted the RSPCA.

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An RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire is caring for an exotic patient – a South American or ‘ring-tailed’ coati.

The mammal, which is native to South America, was picked up by an RSPCA inspector in North Yorkshire, after he was found wandering loose in a street on Sunday last week (2 April).

The coati – also known as a coatimundi – who has been nicknamed Razzle, was transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in London Road, Nantwich, where … Continue reading…

A holidaymaker had a shock on their return from Thailand while unpacking their suitcase – when they came across a stowaway lizard which is a protected species in its homeland.

The six-inch lizard had burrowed themselves inside a suitcase of diving equipment, which was then transported 6,000 miles across the world by airplane.

RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer Steve Wickham collected the lizard from the holidaymakers’ home in Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire, and took it to a specialist reptile centre, where it was … Continue reading…

The sheep was rescued after falling down cliffs near Cwm-Yr-Eglwys, Pembrokeshire and rescued by the RSPCA National Sea Boat Rescue Team

A team of RSPCA inspectors and animal welfare officers (AWO), have rescued a sheep by boat after it fell down cliffs near Cwm-Yr-Eglwys, Pembrokeshire.

The sheep had been stuck at the bottom of the cliffs for five days after attempts by rope rescue were not suitable due to the inaccessibility of the cliffs. The rescue was carried out by … Continue reading…