RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a stray tortoise was found in a back garden in Tycroes, Ammanford.

The tortoise – which an independent vets believe to be a Hermann’s tortoise – was found in the Tycroes Road area on Sunday (1 July) at around 5pm.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Paula Milton said: “The caller very kindly took the tortoise in and was monitored before taking the tortoise to a nearby vets. The tortoise is in a good condition … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is renewing calls to businesses to check any netting daily in case any birds become trapped accidentally.

The call comes after two gulls became trapped in netting on a roof on a business in Penylan, Cardiff on Friday (29 July). One of the gulls had its wing and leg tangled up and was unable to move.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “The netting on the flat roof was accessible and was in a good condition, however, one gull … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has thanked local firefighters and an Openreach engineer, after a feral cat had to be removed from the bonnet of a parked van in Cardiff.

The animal welfare charity had been alerted after a member of the public found the cat, motionless on the floor and covered in mud, in the early hours of June 14. It was understood that an incident took place where the cat had been involved in a road traffic collision on Caerau Lane, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched a search for the owner of an emaciated Shetland pony left in an “awful condition” on land adjacent to the A48 in the Coedkernew vicinity.

The animal welfare charity was notified after concerns from members of the public, who had seen the pony struggling to move.

An officer attended, and found a black Shetland pony unable to properly walk or stand-up, who was lame on their hind legs. The pony’s hips and spine could be easily … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and North Wales Police have launched a joint appeal for information amid fears a suspected air gun shooting cost three gulls their lives.

A report was made to the Police on Monday evening (June 25), after two dead gulls and another injured bird were seen in the vicinity of Victoria Avenue in Prestatyn.

The support of the RSPCA was enlisted, who found the third gull to have a badly broken wing. The bird had to be put to … Continue reading…