RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the decision of Caerphilly County Borough Council to ban the use of sky lanterns on their land.

Caerphilly Council’s ruling extends to all land owned by the local authority, including public parks, and follows the passing of a motion at a full council meeting earlier this week.

The announcement is further to a ban previously introduced by Conwy County Borough Council. In October, the Minister for Natural Resources and Food wrote to local authorities in Wales … Continue reading…

Grey seal entered a cooling chamber at Anglesey’s Wylfa nuclear power station.

Wednesday 20 November 2013

A seal has had a lucky escape after strong currents dragged her into a nuclear power station on Anglesey in north Wales.


Staff alerted the RSPCA after discovering the female grey seal in one of the cooling chambers at the Wylfa power station near Cemaes Bay.

Seals sometimes get dragged along by the strong currents created by the power station and … Continue reading…

 Female cat had been trapped in Llandudno property for at least 15 days

 Wednesday 20 November 2013

The RSPCA is searching for the owner of a cat found trapped inside an empty building in Llandudno.

The female tabby cat was spotted in an upstairs window of a house on Great Ormes road by a member of the public who contacted the RSPCA.

When inspectors arrived they discovered that the house was boarded up and estate agents had to be called … Continue reading…

Collie-type dog abandoned without food or water

Wednesday 6 November 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a dog found tied to a tree on a Wrexham bridleway.

The tri-coloured collie-type dog who is approximately one-year-old was found by a member of the public near Berse Lane in Bersham on Saturday 2 November 2013.

He was tied with a bale string that was looped around the neck so it tightened when he strained to get away. As a result … Continue reading…

Staffie was friendly and in good condition

Tuesday 5 November 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a dog abandoned outside a supermarket in north Wales.

The female, brown and white Staffordshire Bull terrier was tied up at the Asda store in Queensferry in Deeside wearing a pink harness.

She was first noticed at 1900 on Friday October 25th and it was assumed at first that her owner was inside the store. By the early hours of Saturday 26 … Continue reading…