THE RSPCA is warning of the danger posed to wildlife by discarded fishing litter after a swan became entangled in Pembrokeshire.
The male swan became wounded by a hook at Bosherston Lakes near Pembroke earlier this month (2 October).
RSPCA inspector Nigel Duguid, along with animal collection officer Andrew Harris and inspector Rohan Barker, carried out the rescue using a Rigid Inflatable Boat.
“It was a very awkward and tricky rescue,” Inspector Duguid said. “The lake has different levels and … Continue reading…
THE RSPCA has rescued a lost seal after it was found in a car park.
The young seal – aged around six weeks old – was found near the Royal National Lifeboat Institution Boathouse, Borth, Cardiganshire on 4 October.
RSPCA animal collection officer William Galvin was called to the scene where he found the young seal in a poor condition.
“The seal had a few injuries on his body and was very thin,” he said. “The pup had come up … Continue reading…
SHE has certainly gone the extra mile for animals in need.
It was a challenge – but RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre manager Debbie Caffull – managed to complete the Cardiff Half Marathon in one hour and 54 minutes and came 5,612 out of 21,124.
She said it was a tough race – but worth it to raise funds for the centre.
“The route through Cardiff was much of a blur as I was in the zone and the first four … Continue reading…
He certainly has been through a lot.
But now Sergeant, the brindle lurcher who was found collapsed by a member of the public on a small grass verge at the end of Rudry Road, Rudry, Caerphilly, at 7.10pm on 16 September is definitely back on his feet.
A member of the public, who notified the RSPCA, said a woman riding a horse said she saw two men beating a dog before running off.
Sergeant, who is around 10 years old, … Continue reading…
A CEREMONY to celebrate the successful winners of the Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards will be held at the Pierhead in Cardiff Bay today (7 October).
The winners will be presented with their awards by the Minister for Communities & Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths AM.
In addition, RCT Homes has been awarded a ‘Highly Commended’ in the Innovator category. This award is judged by an external voting panel. The award is in recognition of the organisation’s efforts in proactively … Continue reading…