The dangers external wire and netting pose to wildlife has been highlighted, after a pigeon and gull died in the centre of Cardiff.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the birds were found hanging from wire on a building on Queen Street in the heart of Wales’ capital city, on Thursday (15 March).

The charity attended along with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, and officers reached the trapped birds via cherry picker to set them free.

Sadly, the pigeon was … Continue reading…

There’s no doubt that anyone who meets Roxy is going to fall head over heels in love with her.

Roxy, the brindle crossbreed dog who is around four-years-old, is currently awaiting her forever home at the RSPCA Newport Animal Centre.

Unfortunately, she is not enjoying her time in kennels and staff at the centre are keen to find her the perfect home as soon as possible.

Deborah Simmonds – at the RSPCA Cymru centre – said Roxy came into their … Continue reading…

He’s a true scaredy cat – but it’s not by his own admission.

Doyle was found at a multi-cat household in Cardiff, living in filthy conditions, and in the dark before he was taken into RSPCA Cymru care.

He’s now with RSPCA Newport Adoption Centre, which is based at Pets at Home at Mendalgief Retail Park, and they’re searching for a special home for him.

Rehoming coordinator Gaynor Smith said: “Our darling Doyle is quite a scared cat, so we … Continue reading…

The circumstances leading to the sad death of a ginger and white cat found in Cardiff has led the RSPCA to launch an appeal for information.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after a very unwell cat was sighted by a concerned member of the public on Lon Y Ffin in the Ely area of Cardiff.

She reported the cat – who had been seen in the area over a number of months – was now staggering, and appeared unable to eat, … Continue reading…

An unlucky common seal – who needed the help of the RSPCA – had only returned to the wild earlier this year after spending eight months of rehabilitation with Seal Rescue Ireland.

The RSPCA was contacted after the troubled seal – now named Prius – was spotted by a member of the public at the Salt Marshes, off Fabian Way at Jersey Marine, near the Swansea University Bay Campus.

RSPCA Cymru transferred the seal – on 7 March – to … Continue reading…