RSPCA Cymru has issued a reminder to the public about the dangers of litter and debris to wildlife, after a badly-injured gull was found with wire entangled around their feet in Barry.

The charity’s officers were alerted after the bird was spotted injured and making no attempt to fly, on Tuesday (16 October). Wire was tied tightly around the feet of the bird, with one foot visibly hanging off.

An RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) has said the ordeal would … Continue reading…

Two small cats have been found abandoned on a Newport driveway, prompting an RSPCA plea for information.

A member of the public found the cats on their driveway on Bassaleg Road in the South East Wales city on Wednesday (17 October).

The cats – one who is predominantly white, and the other who is mainly tortoiseshell – are fortunately in good health, but the RSPCA has launched an appeal in the hope of finding out who, and why, they were … Continue reading…

An urgent RSPCA appeal has been launched following reports a Jack Russell terrier was kicked by a group of youths in the Ely area of Cardiff.

The animal welfare charity was notified after claims a group of boys, thought to be approximately 16-years-old, were interrupted by a 12-year-old girl when she saw them throwing crisps at the dog and kicking him in the head as he went to eat them.

An RSPCA officer has said the alleged incident must have … Continue reading…

They have spent many hours, days, weeks and months in RSPCA care and have been overlooked time and time again.

Staff at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre are desperately searching for forever homes and the perfect owners for several longstay animals at the Upper Colwyn Bay centre.

In particular staff are keen to find homes for ferrets Bumble, Floyd and Frankie, cat Minnie the Minx and Milo the dog who are classed as ‘long-stays’ at the centre.

Animal centre supervisor Chris … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a Thoroughbred bay mare was found abandoned in Pembroke.

It has been reported to the animal welfare charity that on Friday 5 October the horse was seen being unloaded onto land belonging to the Windmill Hill Caravan Park which is on one of the main roads to Pembroke.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben said: “This Thoroughbred bay mare has a slight injury to her hip, which possibly could be an old injury as she … Continue reading…