A rescue operation to save 60 sheep trapped on a sea cliff in Pembrokeshire has entered a third day.

Around 60 sheep were believed to be trapped at Mathry – possible after being scared over by a dog. Due to the steepness of the cliff (around 70-80 metres high), they were unable to get back up themselves and have been spread over a wide area in groups.

Specialist trained rope rescue and boat rescue teams from the RSPCA began the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after rabbits were found dumped at a bus lay-by in Cardiff.

The animal welfare charity received calls from concerned members of the public after the rabbits were abandoned on the B4267 (Leckwith Road) just before Lon Cwrt Ynyston, heading towards Llandough. Around five or six rabbits were reportedly dumped on Sunday (31 March).

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “Unfortunately there was very thick bramble bushes which the rabbits took cover under.

“However, with the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after six swans were attacked at Sandy Water Park in Llanelli.

The six swans, which were sadly found dead, were missing their head and necks with Swan Rescue South Wales initially being contacted and subsequently the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben has been investigating this incident.

He said: “These six swans were found to be decapitated with their necks and heads found close by. To try and find out what happened one of the … Continue reading…

A Cardiff man has been handed a suspended sentence and banned from keeping animals for five years, after he caused unnecessary suffering to his dog by failing to treat her tumour, in what has been described as an “upsetting” case by the RSPCA inspector.

Martin Lee Morley (d.o.b 31/12/80) of Llandow Road, Cardiff, pleaded guilty to one animal welfare offence at Cardiff Magistrates’ Court yesterday (Tuesday 26 March) in that he caused unnecessary suffering to Roxy, an American Bulldog, by … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a number of “worrying” cat attacks in the Ffestiniog area in Gwynedd.

The animal welfare charity was called by a cat owner after four of their pet cats were found with injuries over a two week period.

The owner first noticed one of her cats had a swollen and sore base of its tail and they assumed it must have had it caught in a door accidentally. Then a few days later, another … Continue reading…