AN orphaned otter cub has been taken into RSPCA care after she was found on the side of the road.

A member of the public spotted the lethargic otter at 9.30pm on Thursday [31 July] evening at Glanhafren, Cyfronydd, near Welshpool.

He later saw the otter again at 12.23am – and took the otter home in a box for safety until the RSPCA arrived.

RSPCA inspector Phil Lewis has now taken the otter cub to RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre … Continue reading…

TEN puppies rescued by the RSPCA – who were illegally imported into Fishguard Harbour – will soon be able to begin a fresh start with new loving homes.

In June 10 puppies were signed over to the RSPCA after they were found to have been illegally imported from Rosslare Harbour, Republic of Ireland.

The adorable puppies certainly captured people’s hearts. RSPCA Newport Animal Centre announced the puppies were available for adoption on Friday [31 July] – and in a matter … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two young cats were abandoned in their carrier on the A40 near Crickhowell.

The two cats – believed to be around eight to 10 months-old – were found by a member of the public on Thursday [30 July] who then contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell said: “The cats were found in an RAC branded cat carrier. It is unknown where they came from – so it appears they may have been … Continue reading…

STAFF at RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre in north Wales have issued an urgent appeal for blankets to provide comfort for the rescue dogs in their care.

The centre, at Upper Colywn Bay, Conwy, is currently very low on blankets which are used in their kennels.

Animal care assistant Abbie Griffith said: “We’re down to our last pile of blankets and we’ll be struggling to provide enough comfort for our dogs by next week.

“We are appealing for anyone who has … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information and warning pet owners to be cautious after seven cats died from suspected poisoning in Cardiff.

A concerned member of the public from Sevenoaks Road in Ely contacted the RSPCA after seven cats in the nearby area died from suspected poisoning in the past two months.

RSPCA acting chief inspector Selina Chan said: “The member of the public believes these cats were poisoned.

“The caller stated four cats died in their garden and knows … Continue reading…