THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a very poorly dog was found in Pembroke.

The Chihuahua was found by a member of the public on the side of the road at Golden Hill, Pembroke, who took him to a nearby veterinary surgery.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben said: “The dog is now in our care but we are appealing for information to try and track down the owner.

“This dog may have wandered off but also could have been abandoned…. Continue reading…

A FOX that was rescued from an illegal snare in Swansea has been released back into the wild.

RSPCA officers were called to rescue the fox on 7 November after it was found trapped in a self-locking snare set on a fence line at Titanium Road, Fforestfach.

In 1981, the Wildlife and Countryside Act outlawed the self-locking snare which, as a variation on the traditional noose, tightens with a ratchet-like mechanism

The male fox was freed and then taken to … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is looking for the owner of an injured cat that was found in New Tredegar.

The black and white cat was found by a member of the public on White Rose Way on Wednesday evening (12 November).

The cat was cared for by the caller until the RSPCA arrived.

RSPCA animal collection officer Fiona Jackson said: “She is a very friendly semi-long haired cat who was wearing a blue flea collar and a silver and white collar.

“Unfortunately … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is looking for the owner of a guinea pig found in a garden at Ystrad Mynach.

The brown and black guinea pig was found at Brynmynach Avenue on Wednesday evening (12 November).

The guinea pig was cared for by the caller until the RSPCA arrived.

RSPCA animal collection officer Fiona Jackson said: “He has a wound on his back which is possibly trauma related, possibly from scratching himself because he has mites.

“If anyone has any information or … Continue reading…

A SPECIAL festive wish-list has been created by RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay.

The centre has set up an Amazon Christmas wish-list full of toys and tasty treats to spread a bit of extra festive cheer among the animals they are currently looking after.

Animal care assistant Abbie Griffith, who put the list together, said: “Here at Bryn-y-Maen we rescue and rehabilitate abused, neglected and abandoned animals. But we couldn’t do the work that we do without … Continue reading…