RSPCA Cymru has rescued a number of tiny Wrexham kittens, which were so young that their umbilical cords were still attached.

The kittens, likely feral, were rescued on separate incidences – with the first two saved by the charity last Tuesday (8 August), and two more on Thursday (10 August).

Last Tuesday,  RSPCA inspectors Kia Thomas and Tim Jones, were called to Wrexham Industrial Estate, where a kitten less than 24-hours-old had been spotted, amid heavy machinery and traffic dangers. … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru teamed-up with a local tree surgeon to rescue a cat trapped 50-feet up a New Inn tree.

The cat was spotted by a member of the public, on Heol Derwen, up a towering giant Ash tree.

RSPCA Cymru enlisted the help of Lee Symes, of Lee Symes Tree Services, who spent 90 minutes on Sunday afternoon (13 August) working to safely remove the torbie-and-white cat from the tree.

The cat is exceptionally friendly, and is doing well after … Continue reading…

A dog has been saved by RSPCA Cymru, after she got her tail trapped by barbed wire in Wrexham.

The charity was alerted after the dog’s plight was spotted by a 17-year-old girl, Molly Garrigan.

She was rescued by RSPCA on 1 August, less than 45 minutes after the charity first received the call.

Holly, a black and white collie, was very nervous when released, and had got her tail trapped by a loose coil of barbed wire, on Bangor … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched an urgent appeal for information after five doves were found dumped in a cardboard box, on a South Wales cycle track.

The charity rescued the birds – which were found in a poor state – on a stretch of track between Usk and Newport’s Celtic Manor hotel.

An urgent appeal for information has been launched, seeking to decipher where the doves came from, and why they were dumped in a box.

One of the doves had … Continue reading…

A terrapin was found – having been “chucked away like litter” in Newport – prompting an urgent search for information.

RSPCA Cymru attended after a passer-by found the animal in a cardboard box on a pathway, off Barrack Hill, on Saturday (5 August).

The terrapin – who remains in RSPCA care – was given a veterinary examination, and is thought to be struggling with Vitamin A deficiency.

Anyone with information concerning how the terrapin came to be left abandoned in … Continue reading…