The RSPCA has launched a search for the owner of a stray corn snake, after the animal was found on Duffryn Road in Ammanford.

A member of the public found the snake before taking her to Bush House Vets in Ammanford on Thursday (7 January) – who then contacted the RSPCA.

Unfortunately, the member of the public left no further details – and the RSPCA has launched an appeal for information in the hope of tracking down the owner and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA will continue to rehome rescue animals on a delivery basis during the ongoing lockdowns in both England and Wales.

Pets including dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets and other small furry animals will remain available for adoption as RSPCA centres – now closed to the public – switch to a virtual rehoming and delivery process.

The animal welfare charity has 14 national animal centres across England and Wales – while many of its independent branches also have rehoming facilities switching … Continue reading…

Cat owners in Flint have been warned to be vigilant following a suspected poisoning incident over the Christmas period.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted by the owner of Gizmo – a black and white domestic shorthair cat – after it was thought that he had been poisoned by antifreeze just before Christmas in the Bryn Onnen area in Flint.

The cat was taken to a local vet on Christmas Eve after he became unwell with the vet confirming acute renal failure. … Continue reading…

As the Met Office issues yellow weather warnings, RSPCA Cymru is urging people to ensure their animals are comfortable and cared for.

Temperatures have certainly dropped across Wales with the Met Office issuing several yellow warnings across Monmouthshire, Powys and Wrexham over the weekend – with snow and ice affecting north and mid Wales recently.

The RSPCA’s pet welfare specialist Sam Gaines said: “Though we’ve already had some frosty spells during the last few weeks, temperatures are plummeting and we’re … Continue reading…

What a lovely sight!

Two grey seal pups have been returned to the wild for the New Year following months of RSPCA rehabilitation.

They were released at Port Eynon, Gower, Swansea, on 3 January as the sun rose – just days into 2021 – by RSPCA animal rescue officer Ellie West and RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben – who caught the beautiful event on camera. One seal had been originally rescued from Abereiddy in Pembrokeshire – the other from Trevone in … Continue reading…