In the next few weeks we will have officially entered our busiest season when the number of animals admitted to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire, increases dramatically.

It is the same for us every year and we prepare as best we can for a surge in admissions. It is never an easy time of year for the team because of the sheer volume of work which goes into looking after the animals. Birds, in particular, increase in numbers … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two ferrets managed to find themselves in a Talbot Green home – surprising the homeowners.

The ferrets – two female – surprised the homeowners at Lanelay Park when they found the ferrets had entered their home – one hiding in a cupboard and the other finding its way to the bedroom.

The RSPCA were then called for assistance yesterday (24 February).

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Sian Burton attended and has transferred the … Continue reading…

Two pugs were seen tossed from a red Sedan-type car on Wednesday (20 February) in the Wrexham area, in a move labelled a “disgusting way to treat animals”.

A member of the public witnessed the incident – with the dogs reportedly dumped from the vehicle at traffic lights, on a junction as you depart Coedpoeth and join the A483.

The car is then said to have departed at speed towards Oswestry. It is alleged two young men were in the … Continue reading…

The horrific discovery of four blood-soaked dead puppies inside a sack has been made in Merthyr Tydfil. 

A council worker found the puppies dumped near a bridge in Pontsarn on Tuesday (19 February), and alerted the RSPCA.

The puppies were found in a sack of dog food, marked “GAIN greyhound 28”.  All were covered in blood – and an RSPCA Cymru inspector says the circumstances are “deeply worrying and suspicious”.

All puppies are lurcher-type, appear to be from the same … Continue reading…

A dog has been rescued – after taking a precarious adventure on a Penarth cliff edge.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after members of the public spotted the dog three groynes down the beach, on the edge of a cliff.

The animal welfare charity attended the scene, but the spaniel-type dog had made her own way off the cliff, and had been taken to a car park by members of the public, who found the arriving RSPCA officer.

She is not … Continue reading…