An orphaned ten-day-old seal pup is being cared for at an RSPCA wildlife centre after being found alone and hungry on a beach.

The weak and lethargic grey seal had been without his mum for three days on Penrhyn Beach, in Llandudno, North Wales. This was reported to the RSPCA on 30 September, who rescued him later that day.

He was taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, where staff have named him Jon Snow after the … Continue reading…

Members of the public have “just days remaining” to urge the Welsh Government to bring forward new rules to protect animals in travelling shows.

A consultation considering whether to bring forward new regulations to protect animals in settings like falconry displays, mobile petting zoos and Christmas reindeer shows comes to a close on Sunday (October 8).

Members of the public can have their say, and respond to the Welsh Government’s consultation, via the RSPCA’s website.

Plans could see the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for a home for a cat who can’t bear to be apart from a Peppa Pig blanket – so staff are insisting they go together!

Poppy has been at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire, since April after being found as a sick stray in nearby Crewe.

Sadly, despite adoptions picking up at the cattery, no one has reserved the 11-year-old cat.

Lee Stewart, manager of the cattery, said: “She is a friendly cat … Continue reading…

An elderly cat who was attacked by a group of teenagers on a Derby street in broad daylight has found her happy ending.

Nineteen-year-old Snoopy was kicked a number of times, had bottles thrown at her and a skateboard ran over her body in Coleman Street, Alvaston, on 29 June this year.

Witnesses to the attack reported frightened Snoopy struggling to get away.

She was rescued by RSPCA inspector Sarah Gardner and was taken to the charity’s Derby branch, in … Continue reading…

Seven puppies have been found dumped “like litter” in a cardboard box in Wrexham, in a “shocking example” of pet abandonment.

The Staffordshire bull terrier-cross pups, thought to be six weeks old, were found in woodland in the Erddig area on Sunday evening (October 1).

Fortunately, the pups were in good health, and were taken into the care of Wrexham Council, via the local authority’s dog warden.

RSPCA is now calling on anyone with information related to the abandoned puppies … Continue reading…