A feral kitten has found a loving new home after being rescued from a hedge at a Royal Welsh Show car park in Builth Wells.

The six-week old male kitten was affectionately nicknamed ‘Hedge’ after being found in a bush at a car park, near to the Royal Welsh Showground today (26 July).

RSPCA Cymru officers Phil Lewis and Warwick Burgess rescued the kitten, which was given a clean bill of health by a local Builth Wells veterinary practice.

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A jackdaw sadly lost his life after becoming stuck to freshly-painted rugby posts at Tondu RFC.

The freak accident happened at the Pandy Park rugby ground, in the  area, on 17 July.

RSPCA Cymru attended, after the jackdaw had become stuck on the crossbar, with one of his wings hanging downwards.

The charity attended within 15 minutes of receiving the call about the bird, and accessed the jackdaw via ladder, detaching it from the posts.

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An urgent appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru after a collapsed terrier-type dog was found in a desperate state, on Plas Acton Road in Pandy near Wrexham.

The small male dog, who was unneutered and without a microchip, was found in a small pull-in to a farm gate, next to the Pandy cemetery. He had a large tumour on his back, which was infested with maggots.

He was also visibly thin, and barely had the strength to … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has issued a warning about the use of legal poisons, amid fears two hedgehogs may have died on Anglesey after consuming rat poison.

Two hedgehogs were found dead in the Beaumaris area on the North Wales island. They were found on 18 July, with the incident reported to the RSPCA a few days later.

Both had their mouths open, with blood coming out, but otherwise appeared in good condition. Their bodies were found on The Pines, in Penmon…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has been meeting with thousands of show-goers, as the annual Royal Welsh Show continues.

The charity will be at the Royal Welsh Show throughout the week, with the annual agricultural show concluding at close of play on Thursday 27 July.

Show goers are being urged to back a petition supporting the establishment of an Animal Offender Register for Wales, with the charity receiving a “hugely positive reception” to the idea.

It is hoped a register of offenders will … Continue reading…