The RSPCA is continuing to appeal for information after a badger was found dead and a dog abandoned and injured on farmland in North Wales in a suspected badger baiting incident.

Residents from Ffordd Yr Ysgol in Flint found the female adult badger in a pool of blood near their home on Saturday [13 June]. 

They also came across a bull breed cross lurcher, abandoned in the playing fields of Cornist Park Primary School. The adult male had terrible injuries … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a gull was shot three times by an air rifle.

The RSPCA received a call from a member of the public on Saturday evening [13 June] after they found the injured gull at Lansdowne Road in Cardiff. 

RSPCA inspector Sophie Daniels attended and took the bird to a veterinary surgery for an examination.

“An X-ray confirmed three air rifle pellets present and sadly due to the injuries the bird had to be put … Continue reading…

THEY didn’t have the best start to life – but eight abandoned puppies found in a litter bin now have forever homes to call their own.

The puppies – three male and five female – were found in a black rubbish bin by children on 6 March on Chester Road East, Queensferry, Deeside just before 4pm. The pups were so young some of them had their umbilical cords still attached.

But now they have all been adopted and have settled … Continue reading…

SIX schools have contributed to a lively and engaging discussion on animal welfare.

RSPCA Cymru held its first ever school debate at Siambr Hywel at the National Assembly for Wales on Friday [5 June] as part of RSPCA Week.

The event – ‘Animal Welfare: The Great Debate’ – involved students from Cowbridge Comprehensive School, Ysgol Gyfun Bro Morgannwg, Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Plasmawr, Radyr Comprehensive School, Westbourne School and Cardiff High School.

Students from each of the schools were given 10 … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after two kittens were found in a box at Pen Yr Heol quarry in Gorseinon.

Sadly a member of the public found one of the kittens had died when they discovered them on 31 May.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Andrew Harris said: “The member of the public who found the kittens took them to RSPCA Llys Nini Animal Centre.

“The quarry is not in operation so there are no further lines of enquiry there…. Continue reading…