A Wrexham cat faces the shocking prospect of potentially having his leg amputated after getting caught in an illegal gin trap.

The male ginger cat – named Tigger Bob – returned to his Maelor Avenue home in Penycae, with the device trapped to his leg.

It is unclear who put the trap down, or the circumstances behind how the poor cat came to be caught by the gin trap. The incident is believed to have taken place on Wednesday (17 … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched after the discovery of a French bulldog in the Splott area of Cardiff with a large bleeding mammary tumour on her left-side.

The dog was found by a member of the public on Wednesday (17 January), and taken in by the local authority. A veterinarian gave the dog antibiotics, and a full examination.

A microchip was detected on the dog – but, following RSPCA investigations, it has emerged the details do not appear … Continue reading…

RSPCA officers have abseiled 25-metres down a Swansea cliff edge to save a stranded sheep, with the dramatic rescue caught on camera.

The charity was alerted after members of the public spotted the sheep, trapped down a cliff in the Pitton area of Rhossili, in the Gower Peninsula.

An RSPCA rope rescue team attended and abseiled down the cliff to rescue the stranded animal.  The rescue was completed on 10 January.

The sheep was safely caught by RSPCA officers, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a guinea pig was abandoned in a carrier bag in the car park of a supermarket.

A member of the public found the small animal at Asda in Minworth, Sutton Coldfield, on Saturday evening, and contacted the RSPCA.

Inspector Kate Levesley collected the guinea pig and took him to a vet, where he was checked over.

Kate said: “This poor guinea pig had been put in a box, which was put inside an … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is reminding anglers to dispose of netting, lines and hooks after a crow was rescued after becoming entangled 25 foot high up a tree.

The crow was found entangled in the tree at Gaspard Place, Barry, on Friday (13 January).

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “She was trapped in fishing line and was unable to get free. She was thrashing around upside down and must have been extremely distressed.”

South Wales Fire & Rescue Service attended and by … Continue reading…