The RSPCA has teamed-up with firefighters to rescue a cat stuck hopelessly up a tree in Cwmbran, as emergency responses for animals continue amid the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after the cat was spotted in a field just off Birch Grove in the South Wales town.

RSPCA Cymru enlisted the help of the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service to come to the cat’s aid on 25 March.

Unfortunately, rescue efforts were temporarily thwarted … Continue reading…

Two baby wild mice have been rescued and are being hand-reared at the home of an RSPCA officer – as the charity continues to respond to emergencies amid the coronavirus outbreak.

RSPCA officers were alerted after the orphaned wild mice were found at a Fairwood Road property in the Fairwater area of Cardiff.

The mice had been found by a member of the public who was pulling down a shed – and safely confined by a local lady and her … Continue reading…

A member of the public built a makeshift catapult to fire carrots up to a wild goat trapped on a North Wales mountain ledge – before RSPCA Cymru rescued the stranded animal. 

The animal welfare charity has praised the “immense kindness” of the individual – who reported the trapped goat to the RSPCA, with a dramatic rescue safely completed on Wednesday 18 March.

RSPCA officers were able to undertake the rescue after North Wales Police identified the grid reference location … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is today launching an emergency appeal to keep its rescue teams out on the frontline across Wales saving animals through the coronavirus crisis.

The emergency appeal is being supported by comedian Ricky Gervais, as the RSPCA looks to continue to rescue animals from the worst cruelty and neglect amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Rescuers at the charity have been designated key workers by the Welsh Government – but vital funding is needed to keep them out on the road…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA has urged local authorities to explore relaxing locally-imposed restrictions on where dogs can be walked to help curb the possible spread of coronavirus and protect canine welfare.

Many Councils have previously introduced Public Spaces Protection Orders (PSPOs) to stop dogs being walked in certain areas – including on local sports pitches. Concerns have been raised that these PSPOs can limit suitable dog walking spots within some communities.

However, with restrictions on people’s movement now in place to help … Continue reading…