The public has voted 16-year-old Deeside teenager Evey Garner as winner of the RSPCA’s ‘People’s Choice’ photo competition.

Evey’s wonderful picture of her dog Chip – entitled ‘Meerkat or dog?’ – was one of 14 animal snaps taken by youngsters ranging from aged 11 to 18 shortlisted for the animal charity’s competition.

A total of over 1,600 votes were cast online for this category by members of the public with Evey’s humorous photo achieving the most votes.

Evey said: “Chip … Continue reading…

RSPCA Medway West  Branch is caring for a staggering  20 extra bunnies – 18 of which are just babies – after they were asked to help an owner who had become overrun with them.

The branch originally took in two adults and three batches of babies (called kittens).  Five of them were four weeks old, five of them were eight weeks old and two were 12 weeks old. Then three days later the female adult (called a doe) gave birth … Continue reading…

The RSPCA’s specialist emergency teams have been deployed to a number of incidents across Wales due to the flooding devastation caused by Storm Dennis.

Flocks of sheep and horses have been trapped in flooded fields in Llandeilo, Newcastle Emlyn and today (Monday 17 February) specially-trained officers have been deployed to St Asaph to rescue 22 stranded sheep.

RSPCA inspector Emma Williams also offered assistance to emergency crews at Nantgarw – where residents were evacuated from their homes. Sadly the RSPCA … Continue reading…

 

A swan needed surgery to remove a ball bearing from her cheek after she was believed to have been shot with a catapult.

The female adult mute swan was reported to the RSPCA by a concerned member of the public who had seen the injured bird at Ferry Meadows, in Peterborough.

RSPCA animal collection officer Justin Disdale was sent to the location on Monday 23 January and managed to catch the swan and took her to the RSPCA East Winch … Continue reading…

Love is in the air!

Could you fall head over heels for a special animal in need of a fur-ever home this St Dwynwen’s Day?

Ahead of this Saturday’s Dydd Santes Dwynwen – a day that is considered to be the Welsh equivalent to Valentine’s Day – the RSPCA is hoping that love is in the air for some of the pets that have been so far overlooked.

Staff at RSPCA Newport Animal Centre are hoping the day will inspire … Continue reading…