The RSPCA is appealing for information after a baby bunny was dumped alongside a dead adult rabbit in woodland at a country park.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity on Saturday (20 May) after spotting the animals a few metres away from a cardboard box, which had straw bedding in it, in a footpath coming off the main car park at Bestwood Country Park, near Nottingham.

The box had been dumped amongst a patch of nettles. … Continue reading…

A pony has been saved from certain death after being rescued by RSPCA Cymru from the bottom of a Cardigan sea cliff.

The dramatic rescue – which took place on 18 May, and involved 13 RSPCA officers – has been caught on film, with the pony winched an incredible 80 feet from a shingle bed to safety.

It took place at Gwbert, from a cliff near Cardigan Golf Club. The rescue involved two RSPCA rope rescue teams, cliff rescue … Continue reading…

The dangers razor wire poses to birds has been highlighted, after a gull had to be put to sleep in Newport.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public spotted the bird tangled in the wire on a lane near Phillip Court in the city. The incident took place on Saturday (20 May).

Sadly, the gull was found to have broken both wings, and had to be put to sleep on welfare grounds to prevent further suffering.

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The RSPCA’s Walsall branch is urgently appealing for potential cat foster carers to get in touch.

Cat-lovers are being urged to contact the branch, which is short of people available to foster cats and kittens which come into its care.

Becky Weeks, from the branch, said: “We rely on people coming forward to offer their time and homes to foster their cats, as we don’t have an animal centre or cattery facilities. If we don’t have enough volunteers to foster, … Continue reading…

The dramatic RSPCA Cymru rescue of a sheep trapped in a Gwynedd cove has been captured on film.

Breathtaking footage, largely recorded on action cameras, shows RSPCA officers swimming out to the cove to complete the amazing rescue.

The four-person rescue took place on 10 May, in Trefor, on the north coast of the Llŷn Peninsula – and demonstrates the incredible lengths the charity will go to rescue animals, and protect their welfare.

RSPCA inspectors Mike Pugh, Mark Roberts, … Continue reading…