The search for the owner of a peregrine falcon has been launched after the bird of prey was rescued in bizarre circumstances – having being found stuck on a Cardiff television aerial. 

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the distressed bird was spotted by a member of the public, on Conway Road in the Pontcanna area of the city yesterday (30 July).

An officer enlisted the support of South Wales Fire & Rescue Service, with firefighters from Ely Station attending to … Continue reading…

An RSPCA centre who reunited three feline siblings are now seeking a new home for them – after the cats have been waiting for a new home for four months.

Ezra, Otto and Wilma were signed into the RSPCA’s care in March after coming from a multi-animal household. Ezra and Otto went to Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, Cheshire, while Wilma, who was pregnant, went to the charity’s Greater Manchester Animal Hospital.

But Wilma was found not to be coping well … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a poorly and emaciated Japanese akita dog was found staggering on a Greater Manchester street.

The member of the public who found the dog managed to confine him in their garden before contacting the RSPCA. An animal welfare officer (AWO) from the charity collected the dog and took him to the RSPCA’s Greater Manchester Animal Hospital for him to be assessed.

“This poor dog was in so much discomfort,” said AWO Steve Wickham. … Continue reading…

A badly-injured dog believed to have been used in badger digging or dog fighting is recovering well in RSPCA care.

The border terrier was found near the Pontcynon Industrial Estate in Abercynon on Sunday 8 July. He was covered in bite wounds and was in a huge amount of pain. One of the wounds on the back of his neck was very deep and gaping.

Once in RSPCA care, the dog – named Buster by staff – was given immediate … Continue reading…

An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched amid fears two cats have been poisoned by antifreeze.

One of the cats from Oakdale Place, Pontnewydd, Pontypool, was found dead – the other extremely poorly.

They were taken to a local veterinary practice, with the vet believing antifreeze poisoning responsible. Sadly, the vets have said that the unwell cat was likely going to be put to sleep due to the severity of their condition.

RSPCA Izzi Hignell said: “Our thoughts are … Continue reading…