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.”

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was found abandoned with a note.

The tabby cat, known as Bex, was found by a member of the public at the side of the road on Heol Y Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff on 23 August, next to a veterinary surgery.

Along with the cat there was food and a note left in the box. The note said: “My neighbour has passed away and I didn’t know what to do with her. … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is encouraging people to get behind their sky lantern campaign.

The Welsh Government has called on local authorities to bring in a voluntary ban. At the moment four out of the 22 local authorities in Wales have a ban on the release of sky lanterns on council land. The four councils are Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Caerphilly and Conwy.

Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) can harm wildlife, livestock and other animals by causing injuries that lead … Continue reading…