A Borth man has admitted causing unnecessary suffering to two horses, after sexually assaulting them with a paintbrush.

Peter Bourne, aged 33 – of Cliff Road – was caught on CCTV on 19 September 2019, approaching two horses – named Hannah and Urani – from behind, before inserting a paintbrush into each of the equine’s vaginas.

Video footage shown to the court then saw Bourne licking and sniffing the paintbrush after the attack.

The man’s interference with the horses last … Continue reading…

The RSPCA raced to the rescue of a deer buck on Monday (20 July) – after his antlers became tangled in a climbing rope attached to a tree at Hilston Park in Monmouthshire.

Remarkable video footage shows the extent of the panicked fallow deer buck’s plight – with the animal unable to escape, and the rope – at some points – pulling all four of his legs off the ground.

Members of the public spotted the deer and contacted the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and the same team of Cardiff firefighters twice came to the aid of gulls stricken by guttering on Monday (20 July). 

The animal welfare charity was alerted after a gull chick was spotted stuck in the gutters of a supermarket in the Heath area of the city.

Animal collection officer (ACO) Fiona Thomas enlisted the help of the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service’s Ely White Watch, who were able to reach the gull utilising ladders – shortly … Continue reading…

An “unrecognisable” young cat who had been missing for TWO MONTHS is back at his Swansea home thanks to the power of microchipping.  

Gerald – who is less than one year old – has been reunited with owner Rachel Williams, who feared she would never see her feline companion again.

RSPCA Cymru was notified after a stray cat was found approximately two miles from his Penlan home in the Blaenymaes area of the city. It was initially feared the cat … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is searching for the owner of a bantam chicken found in Port Talbot. 

A member of the public found the chicken in the garden of their Border Road home, after the bird was brought to the property by their cats.

Fortunately, the chicken is uninjured and RSPCA Cymru is now eager to trace the owner. The animal was collected by the animal welfare charity today (22 July).

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said: “We really hope someone can help … Continue reading…