RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two white rats were dumped in a broken and dirty fish tank in a rural field entrance in Llanmaes.

There was also a third rat in the tank which had sadly died. They were found by a member of the public on Sunday (15 September) at around 10am on the road from Llanmaes to Picketston, near Llantwit Major.

RSPCA inspector David Milborrow said: “There were two white rats inside a broken dirty fish … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a snake was ‘caught off the rails’ in a house in Bangor

The stray kingsnake was found on a curtain rail inside a John Street home earlier this month (5 September) with the shocked homeowner contacting the police. The RSPCA were then informed.

RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts said: “This snake – which was around one metre in length – was found on a curtain rail and very much gave the homeowner a fright…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after six guinea pigs were left abandoned in a bag in Barry.

The six guinea pigs – of varying ages – were found in a Lidl bag in a layby off Port Road on Saturday (14 September). They were found by a member of the public who contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “I spent nearly two hours along with the help of another officer rummaging through the brambles and we managed … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has urged Deeside residents to be on the look-out for approximately 15 pet canaries believed to be loose in the Sandycroft area.

It is understood the pet birds are on the loose in the local area, and anyone who spots one has been urged to note the location, carefully confine them if possible in a secure, well-ventilated cardboard box and contact the RSPCA immediately.

Sadly, it is not anticipated that the pet birds will be able to survive … Continue reading…

Animal welfare must be a key consideration of the Welsh Government’s new strategy for flood and coastal erosion risk, according to RSPCA Cymru.

The animal welfare charity has responded to the Welsh Government’s new plans, highlighting the importance of ensuring communities are prepared to protect animals in the event of an emergency.

Almost half of all households in Wales own at least one animal, and many may be unwilling to vacate or leave an emergency situation unless the welfare … Continue reading…