A baby foal has been rescued from Snowdonia, after becoming stranded from his mother.

The RSPCA was contacted after the foal followed members of the public down a mountainside on 1 July, near the Coedty Reservoir, above Tal-y-Bont, before collapsing.

It is understood the foal followed a family for approximately four miles, before being carried a further distance by the members of the public after it fell to the ground.

Sadly, after travelling such a distance, there was no way … Continue reading…

A gannet has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru after becoming caught in fishing litter on Towyn Beach in Rhyl.

The charity says the incident highlights the “massive dangers” which fishing litter poses to the nation’s wildlife.

RSPCA Cymru attended on 9 July to find the gannet sat in the middle of a pebble beach, making no obvious attempt to move away from members of the public.

An RSPCA officer found the seabird with fishing lure with treble hooks and fishing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after six rabbits were abandoned at a layby in Shropshire.

The rabbits were found in a layby on the A49, near Sansaw, on the afternoon of Sunday, 2 July, by a member of the public – who managed to confine them all in a box before contacting the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Dave McCartney said: “They were all seen near to each other, however there was no food or water left for them nearby. The … Continue reading…

A Dogue de Bordeaux dog who enjoyed a remarkable U-turn after being rescued by RSPCA Cymru is set to be a TV sensation on Tuesday (11 July).

Zeus was found in Newport, straying and in an horrific condition, in July 2015, with a severe skin condition, bleeding and covered in sores.

His life was transformed after coming into RSPCA Cymru care. Zeus put on weight and his skin condition transformed, as he underwent rehabilitation at RSPCA Newport Animal Centre. His … Continue reading…

An RSPCA rescue dog who desperately needed life-saving heart surgery is due to star on the small screen in Channel 5’s The Dog Rescuers show presented by Alan Davies this week.

Five-year-old terrier Molly had a heart block, which meant that her heart could not beat properly. Without a pacemaker, the condition would have eventually killed her.

A fundraising appeal was launched by the RSPCA’s Coventry branch in February to pay for the surgery – with the £2,500 target being … Continue reading…