RSPCA Cymru officers tended to animals in need throughout the Christmas holidays, with 129 calls logged to the charity between 24 and 26 December – including a corn snake rescued in Bangor on Christmas Day.
The charity’s officers are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to help animals – and the festive period was no exception.
Of the 129 calls logged over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, 49 concerned complaints about the treatment of animals, … Continue reading…
A hamster has been found abandoned in a cage, left on the side of the road in Wrexham.
The white, fluffy hamster – nicknamed Flake by RSPCA staff – was spotted by a member of the public on Chapel Street in the early hours of Tuesday morning (December 19), at approximately 4:15am.
North Wales Police officers in the local area at the time took in the hamster, before the animal was collected by the RSPCA.
RSPCA officers say they are … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a lethargic snake was found in the Kinmel Bay area.
The charity was alerted after the black, yellow/white and red milk snake was found by St. Asaph Avenue on Friday (15 December). The unwell snake was spotted by children who were walking to school.
Milk snakes are from the same genus as kingsnakes and are common in the reptile pet trade.
Sadly, the snake was in poor condition, with a badly damaged mouth. … Continue reading…
A deceased snake was spotted by a member of the public in the Ely area of Cardiff, with the carcass being thrown and kicked around by a group of boys.
The snake – a boa constrictor – was seen near the Archer Road area, in the western part of the city on Friday (15 December).
It is unclear whether the snake was dead or alive prior to the incident – but the RSPCA are appealing for information should anyone in … Continue reading…
A striking close-up of a bee on lavender and an iridescent green shield bug caught the judges’ eyes at the prestigious RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2017.
Youngsters aged under 19 were invited to capture the animal kingdom on camera or mobile device for this year’s competition.
Bangor teenager Lily Edwards’ close-up ‘Buzzy Bee’ photo of a bee on lavender bagged first prize in the 16-18 mobile phone and device category. Lily’s interest in photography started when she first had a … Continue reading…