THE RSPCA is issuing a warning about litter after a stag became entangled in wire.

The fallow deer stag was spotted at Trelleck Road, Tintern, Chepstow with the wire caught around his head and antlers.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Sian Burton said she made an attempt on Saturday along with fellow animal collection officer Rachel Chapman to catch the stag, but they were unable to get near him. He remained in a secure field with access to food and … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after two cats were found dead.

The charity was contacted by a member of the public after two male black and white cats were found in two separate locations near Woodland Place, Cefn Hengoed, Hengoed on Saturday (18 October).

RSPCA inspector Simon Evans said the cats were less than a year old.

“The two cats were found quite close together, around 100 yards or so apart. They had similar injuries, with head trauma being … Continue reading…


RSPCA inspectors have rescued a sheep stranded on a Gower cliff.

The female sheep had been stuck on a ledge for three to four days at Rhossili Bay.

Following a call from a member of the public, inspector Rohan Barker searched for the sheep on Sunday, but was not able to locate it.

On Monday inspector Neill Manley returned to the bay with the caller who pointed out exactly where the sheep was stuck.

Inspector Richard Abbott, who oversees … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA has rescued another lost seal from a Welsh beach.

The young female – aged around three to four weeks old – had been seen on Aberporth Beach, Ceredigion, for a couple of days.

She had left and returned without her mother, leading to concerned members of the public notifying the RSPCA as it was a busy dog walking beach.

Animal collection officer (ACO) William Galvin picked up the seal from inspector Richard Abbott and inspector Rohan Barker who … Continue reading…

HUNDREDS of animals have been left abandoned in Wales so far this year.

Just one of the heartbreaking cases of animals ‘thrown away’ this year was when two puppies were dumped in a box in Flintshire at only three-weeks old.

The bodies of the puppies were found at Lloc. It was believed the three-week-old white and black Staffie cross pups died after being dumped in a box on an embankment near the McDonalds restaurant on St Asaph Road.

RSPCA staff … Continue reading…