SEABIRDS that became trapped in fishing net have been rescued by the RSPCA.

Eight shags were found stuck in a net near Clynnogfawr, Caernarfon, on Wednesday (17 September).

Three shags were released to the wild, two are to receive treatment to their injuries, but three birds were sadly found dead.

RSPCA animal collection officer William Galvin, who was assisted by RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts, said: “The two shags have been taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre for treatment…. Continue reading…

THE RSPCA has been involved in the first Manx shearwater rescue of the year in West Wales.

The RSPCA often rescue a few of the birds each year that have been blown in by strong winds.

When the black and white bird was found on 9 September it was able to walk but could not fly.

Inspector Rohan Barker, who collected the Manx shearwater at Bronwydd Road, Carmarthen, said once checked over, it will be released back into the wild…. Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was allegedly beaten by two men in Caerphilly.

A member of the public, who notified the RSPCA, said a woman riding a horse said she saw two men beating a dog and then ran off.

The male brindle lurcher was found collapsed on a small grass verge at the end of Rudry Road, Rudry, Caerphilly, at 7.10pm on Tuesday (16 September).

RSPCA inspector Holly Brown said: “The poor thing was found … Continue reading…

RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre is looking for a loving owner to adopt a bea-utiful dog.

Bea, a two-year-old Mastiff cross, arrived at the centre after not having the best start in life. She came into the RSPCA’s care after her owner was struggling to cope and couldn’t meet her needs properly.

At first she was not the happiest of dogs, but now she is a totally different pooch and is looking and feeling much better.

Deputy manager at the centre, … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot by an airgun.

The black and white male cat was discovered by a member of the public yesterday (14 September) at Mary Street, Treharris.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben said the cat was taken to a vet.

“Sadly, the cat was put to sleep by the vet,” he said. “He would have been in excruciating pain as he was shot in the abdomen.

“Unfortunately the cat did not have a … Continue reading…