RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a stray rabbit – believed to have been dumped – was found near Knighton in Powys.

The cream-coloured rabbit was found in the parking area of Kinsley Wood, near Knighton, on Saturday 1 September at around 3.30pm.

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies said: “We believe this poor rabbit may have been dumped as the nearest houses are around one to two miles away and the rabbit was found straying in the parking area.

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RSPCA Cymru is proud to be shining a light on organisations across Wales who have gone the extra mile for animals.

Today, the animal welfare charity has announced that 16 organisations have won 19 awards which recognise their commitment and achievement towards animal welfare as part of its CAWF – Community Animal Footprint Awards – which are being renamed as PawPrints as they enter the second decade.

It now means that since it began in 2008, a total of 143 … Continue reading…

When Chris Clement-Green was called to investigate an abandoned car and instead caught a badger-baiter red-handed, it cemented for her just how important animal welfare really is.

The former police officer has helped bring dog fighters and badger baiters to justice, she has ridden dressage horses, has two beloved rescue dogs and plans to leave a gift in her Will to the RSPCA.

Chris, 59, said: “I always knew I wanted to leave my estate to charity and having worked … Continue reading…

A heifer trapped at the bottom of cliffs in Devon for more than a week has been rescued by the RSPCA – by sea!

 

The complex rescue saw the heifer transported by sea from Start Point to Hallsands by a team of RSPCA officers with support from Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and the RNLI.

The Devon Red Ruby, nicknamed Rocky, was stunned by a vet before being moved by the rescue team to an RSPCA boat … Continue reading…

A cygnet who had a ‘lucky escape’ after swallowing a large fishing hook has prompted the RSPCA to urge anglers to take litter home with them.

The bird was rescued from a lake in Rotherham, on Wednesday last week (29 August), with a 7cm-long fishing hook in his throat and fishing line wrapped around his esophagus.

He was taken to a local vet but was transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich, Cheshire, as his injuries needed … Continue reading…