One cat was in a bag weighed down with rocks and tied with shoe laces

Tuesday 15 July 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two cats were found dead on a riverbank near Elizabeth Street in Pentre, Rhondda, on Sunday (14/07/13).

One tortoiseshell cat was found decomposing in a reusable Asda bag which had been weighed down with rocks and tied with shoelaces. A dark coloured cat was found next to the bag also in a state of … Continue reading…

Darcy the dog found dumped and badly injured
  Saluki found running down country lane


Friday 12 July 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an injured saluki lurcher dog was found running down a lane in St Albans with a metal chain dragging behind him.


The young dog, who has been named Darcy by staff at the RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre, was found by a member of the public on Wednesday 10 July.  He was running … Continue reading…

RSPCA video footage released today shows the rescue of a mother goose and her goslings after going native in the Morriston area of Swansea.

The goose and four young goslings were found walking down a busy road in Morriston on Friday 5 July some distance from any ponds. A member of public and a local PCSO managed to confine them in a garage and called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said:  “Fortunately they were all easily caught and released … Continue reading…

The dangers posed to wildlife in Swansea by discarded fishing line are shown in new RSPCA footage of a duck rescue.

The Muscovy duck was successfully rescued by RSPCA officers on Wednesday 3 July at the Fendrod Lake in Swansea’s Enterprise Park on Wednesday 3 July.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said: “After giving my colleagues and I the run around on both land and water, we were finally able to catch the duck and free her from fishing line and … Continue reading…

Specialist RSPCA equine officers are attending Seamer Horse Fair from today (Thursday 11 July). The site opened this morning with the actual horse fair itself taking place on Monday (15 July).


The RSPCA will have three officers present each day along with a veterinary surgeon from Redwings Horse Sanctuary.


The RSPCA and Redwings went along for the first time last year after Scarborough Borough Council and North Yorkshire Police representatives visited Appleby Horse Fair*, the biggest gathering of … Continue reading…