A rabbit who has been searching for a new home for almost SEVEN MONTHS is hoping to find her forever happiness this Rabbit Awareness Week.

Pippa, a white domestic rabbit, was found by a member of the public on a street in Cardiff in November 2017. It was feared the rabbit had been away from home for a long period of time, as she was found with bones visible, and patches of fur missing.

She was given treatment by the … Continue reading…

An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched amid fears two cats from the same Risca home died as a result of anti-freeze poisoning.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after both cats – from Grove Road – were taken ill last Friday (25 May).

The two ginger cats, who are brothers, and named Simon and Garfunkel, appeared unwell and lethargic; with one visibly trembling.

Both were taken to a local veterinary practice, with the vet believing anti-freeze … Continue reading…

An urgent search for information has been launched by the RSPCA, following the emergence of a “shocking, disturbing and distressing video” appearing to show a man biting the head off a live pigeon.

Footage shared with the animal welfare charity appears to show a man gaining access to the bird by hitting at its nesting place with a stick.

He then grabs hold of the bird – whose wings are flapping – and seems to bite the head from … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a duck was found with a horrific beak injury.

The duck was spotted by a concerned member of the public in the river near Brook Street in Ystrad, Pentre, who alerted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell, who rescued the duck from the water, said: “The duck had a horrific injury to his beak, which must have been causing a considerable amount of pain and would have restricted eating and drinking.

“We’re not … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is warning of the dangers fishing litter can pose to wildlife after a fishing hook became caught on a gull’s beak.

The herring gull was spotted on Llandudno beach on Monday (29 May) with a fishing hook stuck on his bill.

RSPCA inspector Mike Pugh happened to be in the area dealing with another incident and was able to respond to the call within minutes.

“I found the gull struggling to get away from the incoming waves, but … Continue reading…