THE RSPCA is appealing for information after an owl was found in Ystrad.

It is believed that the bird is owned by someone as it appears tame and has a metal ID ring on its leg, but efforts to trace the owner from the ring have so far failed.

The eagle owl was found on the road near Danycoed, Ystrad in Pentre on Saturday (30 August).

RSPCA animal collection officer Sarah Davies said: “A member of the public saw the … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is issuing another warning about the dangers of litter after a crow was trapped in a tree due to fishing line.

The bird had become tangled in a tree near a canal at Blaen Y Pant Crescent, Newport, on Sunday (31 August). The bird’s feet were stuck in fishing line and it was first noticed by a member of the public at around 1.20pm.

Firefighters from Malplas Fire Station attended the scene who were able to bring the … Continue reading…

A YOUNG seal is in RSPCA care after being found without her mum on a Pembrokeshire beach.

The grey seal was found on Whitesands near St David’s on 22 August, and was the first young pup of the season found in the area.

RSPCA animal collection officer Ellie West said: “She was what we call a ‘white coat’ as she had all her fluffy white fur coat as she was so young, in fact she was only about 24 hours … Continue reading…

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An RSPCA officer has rescued an unusually large amount of orphaned baby polecats in the past two months.

The officer collected three baby polecats at three separate locations in West Wales. Two were found in Carmarthenshire and one was found in Ceredigion.

Animal collection officer (ACO) Ellie West said she was surprised to be called out to three orphaned baby polecats in such a short amount of time:

“It is quite unusual to have so many babies found in

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THE RSPCA is appealing for information after three quails were found dumped in a brown box.

A member of the public found the three young birds, which are the size of a hand, in an alley off Trebanog Road, Trebanog, Porth on Monday (25 August) at around 2.30pm.

Inspector Selina Chan said: “The three quails appear healthy.

“We are appealing for information as perhaps somebody had purchased them recently not knowing what they were doing with them.”

Anyone who may … Continue reading…