RSPCA video footage released today shows the rescue of a mother goose and her goslings after going native in the Morriston area of Swansea.

The goose and four young goslings were found walking down a busy road in Morriston on Friday 5 July some distance from any ponds. A member of public and a local PCSO managed to confine them in a garage and called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said:  “Fortunately they were all easily caught and released … Continue reading…

The dangers posed to wildlife in Swansea by discarded fishing line are shown in new RSPCA footage of a duck rescue.

The Muscovy duck was successfully rescued by RSPCA officers on Wednesday 3 July at the Fendrod Lake in Swansea’s Enterprise Park on Wednesday 3 July.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said: “After giving my colleagues and I the run around on both land and water, we were finally able to catch the duck and free her from fishing line and … Continue reading…

Newport animal centre inundated with cats

Wednesday 09 July 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for potential owners to come forward if they offer a cat a loving home following a surge in the number of cats picked up by inspectors in the south Wales area in recent weeks.

Most of the cats collected by inspectors have been reported as strays and cannot be returned to owners as they do not have microchips.

The Newport Animal centre is currently overrun and … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru warn pet owners to be vigilant following attack

Monday 8 July 2013

RSPCA Cymru is warning pet owners to be vigilant after a cat was shot with an air rifle in Newport. The cat was taken to the vets but sadly died after suffering a heart attack while being treated.

The attack happened on Saturday (06/08/13) in the vicinity of Courtney street. Gwent police have been informed and are investigating the incident.

Inspector Nicola Johnson said: ““This was … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru warn about the dangers of discarded fishing tackle

Monday 8 July 2013

A Jackdaw had a lucky escape after finding itself hanging upside down from a telephone cable in Aberfan near Merthyr Tydfil on Saturday (06/07/13).

When Inspector Rohan Barker arrived at the scene he found the bird dangling by its leg 30 feet in the air from a fishing hook and line.

Inspector Barker immediately requested the assistance of South Wales fire and rescue and firefighter Adam … Continue reading…