A swan has been reunited with his mate and cygnets thanks to an RSPCA inspector.

The swan had become trapped and separated from his mate at a canal at George’s Row, Briton Ferry, and was not able to escape.

RSPCA inspector Nic de Celis, who was called to the location on Saturday (22 June), said: “The swan was fixated on getting back to his mate and three cygnets and wasn’t able to get over or under a metal pipe that … Continue reading…

Five little ducklings have a fluffy tale to tell after they become ‘casualties’ outside a TV hospital drama set.

The ducklings caused a little bit of a drama when they were spotted two-foot down a drain outside the set of Casualty/Holby City at the BBC Cymru Wales, Roath Lock Studios on Sunday night (23 June).

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell received the call to her surprise and attended the location to bring the ducklings to safety.

Izzi said: “They were stuck … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a number of chickens – some alive and some dead – were dumped near Banwen.

Members of the public contacted the animal welfare charity after 16 dead chickens were found in four orange and white pellets bags along with a number of alive chickens yesterday (20 June) at forestry at Heol-Tir-Lan Road.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Paula Milton said: “We had a few reports come into us with different numbers from eight … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has reunited a missing cat with her owner – after being found in an unwell state in Barry.

The black and white cat was found unsteady on her feet and staggering at Cwrt Gwenllian on Saturday (15 June).

RSPCA inspector Izzy Hignell said: “This poor cat was found very hungry and very dirty, had a large matt on her back.

“At RSPCA Merthyr Tydfil Veterinary Clinic she was scanned for a microchip and we’ve been able to track … Continue reading…

An Abertillery couple have been fined after their dog was found straying in a “woeful condition”, with the owners’ failure to secure earlier, urgent treatment causing the crossbreed to suffer.

Both Andrew Morris, 58, and Susan Lillian Morris, 56, pleaded guilty to two Animal Welfare Act offences at Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court last Monday (10 June) concerning the dog, named Tia.

They were tracked down after the stray dog’s microchip was scanned.

Sadly, vets had found the dog to be in … Continue reading…