RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a California kingsnake was found under a sink in Rhyl.

The snake, around 2ft in length, was found on Wellington Road yesterday (14 May) by a surprised member of the public.

This discovery also follows a 5ft stray royal python being found in Llandudno last week.

RSPCA Cymru is continuing to appeal for information about the royal python and is now also looking for information to try and find the owner of the … Continue reading…

Can you help us find Tigger – a tabby and white cat – his owner?

Sadly, Tigger was found collapsed and was unable to stand late last night (13 May) on the A4048 near Tredegar. It is thought he was hit by a car.

RSPCA animal collection officer Stephanie Davidson said: “Poor Tigger has a fractured jaw and a swollen head and is currently receiving treatment at RSPCA Merthyr Tydfil veterinary clinic.

“He is microchipped, so we know his name, … Continue reading…

A Newport woman has been banned from keeping animals for five years after an emaciated dog – described by an RSPCA inspector as a “bag of bones” – was found tied to stairs.

Doris Nartey (d.o.b 13/01/1966) of Capel Crescent appeared at Cwmbran Magistrates’ Court on 29 April and pleaded guilty to four animal welfare offences.

These were that she caused unnecessary suffering to Staffordshire bull terrier, Rosie, by failing to investigate and address the causes of her poor bodily … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information – and reminding owners to be vigilant – after four cats are believed to have died due to suspected poisoning in Risca.

The animal welfare charity was notified by one cat owner after their black and white cat was tragically poisoned and subsequently died. The cat had been taken to the vets – and poisoning had been confirmed – but the type of poisoning was not known.

RSPCA chief inspector Elaine Spence said: “Our … Continue reading…

A hedgehog has been rescued from a tight spot – a drain pipe in Llanelli.

The poor hedgehog was found trapped down a pipe in Felinfoel on 26 April.

RSPCA inspector Leigh Summers said: “This hedgehog had fallen down this pipe – which goes into the ground – and had become completely stuck.

“Thankfully I was able reach in and remove him safely and luckily he appeared to have no obvious injuries. He’s now been taken to a wildlife rehabilitation … Continue reading…