RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat’s leg bone was shattered by an air gun pellet in Martletwy.

Trilby, made her way back into her owners house with a broken leg, and after taking her immediately to a vet, it was discovered that she had been shot with an air gun.

The incident happened in the small village of Martletwy in Pembrokeshire on Monday 10 September.

Following the incident, which shattered the central joint in her front leg, … Continue reading…

Are you passionate about animal welfare and live in Pembrokeshire?

RSPCA Pembrokeshire Branch is looking for volunteers to help them develop, grow and run the branch.

Volunteers could be based from anywhere across the county and could be involved in spreading animal welfare messaging across the local community and working to provide welfare assistance.

RSPCA branch support specialist for South Wales, Francesca Grice, said: “We would love to hear from anyone who would be interested in offering some of their … Continue reading…

A manx shearwater has been rescued in Newport miles away from where they are usually found after being blown off course.

The islands of Skomer and Skokholm in Pembrokeshire have around 50% of the UK’s Manx shearwater population – the largest known concentration of the species in the world. In August and September the adults and juveniles leave the islands to migrate thousands of miles away to the coast of South America, but strong winds can blow them off course … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a pigeon was believed to have been shot with a pellet gun in Wrexham.

A member of the public, who heard a shot, found the severely injured pigeon in her garden at School Lane, Coedpoeth on Thursday (13 September).

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies said: “The poor pigeon was in a very bad condition with a wing completely broken and hanging off. It appears the pellet has penetrated exactly at the joint of the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is seeking volunteers to support animal welfare by becoming foster carers.

The centre, based at Hartridge Farm Road, is looking for dog foster carers for some of the animals in their care who are not quite ready for rehoming.

The centre at any one time cares for more than 100 animals and in 2017 staff rehomed 91 dogs, 218 cats, 43 rabbits and 48 other small animals.

Centre manager Stuart Toulson said: “We would love to … Continue reading…