ASSEMBLY Member for Pontypridd, Mick Antoniw, accompanied RSPCA inspector Simon Evans on several calls in and around his Pontypridd constituency today [20 March].

Among the incidents they dealt with during the day were an overcrowding issue and other animal welfare concerns.

Mick Antoniw AM said he found the day a “real eye opener”.

“It was a real experience to see at first hand the expertise and professionalism with which RSPCA officers protect the welfare of animals in Wales,” he … Continue reading…

 

THE RSPCA is appealing for information about a suspected abandoned pony found in Newport.

The pony was found at Peterstone Great Wharf, behind Broadstreet Common – locally known as the seawall area – on 6 March.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “The dark bay/ black coloured pony was in an extremely poor condition and weak.

“The pony is now in our care and was not chipped. We are now appealing for information. The pony was also found with two … Continue reading…

A FOX that was found at the bottom of a drainage culvert in Deeside has been rescued by the RSPCA.

The vixen was found around six metres down an old concrete drainage culvert at Shotton Power Station at Deeside Industrial Estate.

Due to the depth of the culvert the RSPCA rope rescue team was needed to spring into action at around 1pm yesterday [19 March] and RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts abseiled down towards the fox, capturing her in a net. … Continue reading…

THEY all have certainly been through a lot and deserve a fresh start in life.

George, Sooty, Bonzo and Ruby are looking for a loving home to call their own.

They are all currently at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay – waiting patiently for a new owner to take them home and treat them with the TLC they deserve.

Meet George the Rottweiler who is a complete softy and is certain to brighten up anyone’s day.

George … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA has assisted in the rescue of two birds that became trapped in a Swansea chimney.

The two jackdaws became stuck in the chimney of a Swansea Road property in Pontlliw and were unable to escape.

Following a call to the RSPCA, animal welfare officer (AWO) Andrew Harris attended the home this morning [Tuesday] and called Mid and West Fire and Rescue Service who sent firefighters from Pontarddulais fire station to assist with the rescue.

AWO Andrew Harris said: … Continue reading…