A SWAN has been rescued and released back to the River Severn.

A concerned member of the public contacted the RSPCA after a young swan was found in their Paddock area at Pool Quay, Welshpool on Monday (2 November).

RSPCA inspector Phil Lewis said: “The swan was unharmed, but sadly in the next field there was a body of a swan that had hit power lines in the fog.

“I collected the cygnet and then released him onto the River … Continue reading…

A EWE stranded on a Pembrokeshire cliff has been rescued by a RSPCA boat team.

The sheep was stuck on a cliff at Angle Bay and was spotted by someone by boat, who contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Andrew Harris said: “The sheep could only be seen from the sea. RSPCA inspector Rohan Barker checked to see if he could see her from land, but he couldn’t.

“This meant we had to use a boat to reach … Continue reading…

A CEREMONY to celebrate the successful winners of the Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards will be held in Cardiff Bay today (14 October).

The winners will be presented with their awards by the Minister for Communities & Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths AM and RSPCA Cymru board chair and RSPCA council member Paul Baxter.

This year, 11 organisations across Wales have received awards in three categories – stray dog provision, contingency planning and housing provision; with bronze, silver and gold … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two cats were found dumped like rubbish in a cardboard box in Tredegar.

A member of the public found the cats abandoned in a box at Waundeg, Nantybwch, Tredegar at 9.30pm on 6 October.

RSPCA inspector Kate Parker said: “The caller found one ginger tabby female cat who is around two years-old and one black female cat which is approximately four to five months-old. The cardboard box was taped up so they must … Continue reading…

TEN puppies have been rescued by the RSPCA after they were imported illegally into Fishguard Harbour.

Dyfed Powys Police contacted the RSPCA after the puppies were discovered after being illegally imported from Rosslare Harbour, Republic of Ireland to Fishguard Harbour on 13 June.

The puppies were aged between nine and 16 weeks old and did not have the required documentation for compliance with rabies requirements. RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben attended the port and due to welfare concerns the puppies were … Continue reading…