RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two white rats were dumped in a broken and dirty fish tank in a rural field entrance in Llanmaes.

There was also a third rat in the tank which had sadly died. They were found by a member of the public on Sunday (15 September) at around 10am on the road from Llanmaes to Picketston, near Llantwit Major.

RSPCA inspector David Milborrow said: “There were two white rats inside a broken dirty fish … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a snake was ‘caught off the rails’ in a house in Bangor

The stray kingsnake was found on a curtain rail inside a John Street home earlier this month (5 September) with the shocked homeowner contacting the police. The RSPCA were then informed.

RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts said: “This snake – which was around one metre in length – was found on a curtain rail and very much gave the homeowner a fright…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after six guinea pigs were left abandoned in a bag in Barry.

The six guinea pigs – of varying ages – were found in a Lidl bag in a layby off Port Road on Saturday (14 September). They were found by a member of the public who contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “I spent nearly two hours along with the help of another officer rummaging through the brambles and we managed … Continue reading…

A rabbit has been found abandoned in an alleyway behind a Barry curry house.

The small male ginger rabbit was found on Monday (11 September) near Broad Street in Barry. The rabbit was found hopping around some furniture that had been left in the alley.

RSPCA animal collection officer Gary Lucas said: “The member of the public was on their way to get a takeaway when they found the rabbit in the alleyway and called us.

“They kindly took the … Continue reading…

An Abertillery man has been banned from keeping any animal for life and handed a suspended prison sentence after he failed to care for a large number of horses appropriately.

Edward George Bath (d.o.b 04/06/1961) of Arrael View, Abertillery appeared at Newport Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday 3 September for sentencing after he previously pleaded guilty to four animal welfare offences.

At sentencing – he was handed an 18-week custodial sentence for each offence – which are to run concurrently. Each … Continue reading…