The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat with an injury to his tail was abandoned in Marholm near Peterborough.

It appears the young male cat had been taken to a vet by his owner, as when the RSPCA investigated the location where the cat was found, they discovered a vet bandage along with part of the poor cat’s tail.

The RSPCA attended the incident on Sunday August 5 and collected the cat, who was hiding in a barn … Continue reading…

An orphaned seal pup has arrived at RSPCA Stapeley Grange, marking the start of the ‘seal season’ for the centre.

The common seal pup, who has been nicknamed Godfrey, arrived at the animal charity’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich, Cheshire, on Friday (17 August), after being rescued from a beach in Cumbria.

He is the first seal to be admitted to the centre this season, and an increase in seal patients are expected at the end of August as … Continue reading…

RSPCA inspectorate officers will join Cardiff’s annual Pride parade for the first time, as the charity prepares for its “biggest, best and most brilliant” presence at the festival.

Officers – including wildlife casualty volunteers, animal collection officers, inspectors, and the RSPCA’s superintendent for Wales – will take to the streets of Cardiff for Saturday’s parade (August 25).

Staff from across the organisation will march, with involvement in the parade forming a core part of RSPCA’s wide-ranging involvement in 2018 Pride … Continue reading…

Another stranded dolphin has been found on a South Wales beach.

The striped dolphin was found by dog walkers along Aberthaw Beach, near Gileston on Saturday (18 August).

It follows two stranded dolphins recently being washed up in Pembrokeshire – one in Saundersfoot and the other in Newgale – which saw members of the public attempt to move them back into the water.

An RSPCA Cymru appeal then followed to warn “well-meaning” beach-walkers that moving beached dolphins was the “wrong … Continue reading…

ASSEMBLY Member for North Wales, Mark Isherwood, has joined RSPCA inspector Jenny Anderton on several calls in and around the region.

The ride-along gave Mr Isherwood a chance to experience what RSPCA inspectors deal with on a day-to-day basis. Throughout the course of a busy day, they dealt with a number of routine calls including abandonment, suspected neglect and investigations.

They also visited the RSPCA Animal Clinic Rhyl – which is run by the RSPCA Clwyd and Colwyn branch – … Continue reading…