RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information following allegations that three boys harmed a mallard duck at Hendre Lake in Cardiff.

The animal welfare charity received a call from a concerned member of the public after the boys were allegedly seen surrounding the female duck on Friday (23 April).

As the member of the public approached with her dog, the boys are said to have ran away. Three girls are also reported to have been at the scene – … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has issued a reminder about the laws surrounding snares after a badger hit by a car was tragically found dead with one of the devices around his chest in Hereford.

Inspector Suzanne Smith was responding to reports of a badger involved in a road traffic collision on a lane off the A465 in the Hereford area.

Unfortunately, she found the badger was dead – and, on closer inspection, had a snare around his chest with old but severe … Continue reading…

A badger has been returned to the wild after being saved from a snare in Ceredigion – with the animal’s rescue and release caught on video.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after the badger was spotted laying down and struggling to move in shrubs and hedgerow at a location in the West Wales county.

Inspector Jemima Cooper arrived to find the badger entangled in a snare around his chest. During the rescue on 19 March the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and Dyfed-Powys Police have issued a joint plea to members of the public to continue to be respectful and give sufficient space to a walrus who has made his home in Pembrokeshire.

The walrus, nicknamed Wally, was first spotted in Pembrokeshire in mid-March; with his unlikely arrival in West Wales sparking global interest.

RSPCA Cymru, Tenby’s Harbour Master, Welsh Marine Life Rescue, Tenby Lifeboat Service, British Divers Marine Life Rescue, Natural Resources Wales, and CSIP Marine Environmental Monitoring … Continue reading…

A cat was remarkably found nestled in the bonnet of a car – after the driver had made a 15-mile journey to a pet store in Newport!

The driver had travelled from Blackwood to the Mendalgief Retail Park in Newport, where Pets at Home is located; as is – conveniently – an RSPCA Adoption Centre!

A member of the public walking across the car park noticed a tail hanging beneath the vehicle – and a Pets at Home staff member … Continue reading…