The RSPCA is searching for the owner of a stray corn snake found in Brynmawr.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were contacted after the snake was found by a member of the public on Somerset Street in the South Wales town, last Tuesday (2 June).

Reports to the RSPCA suggest the loose snake had a near-miss incident with a motorcycle, but fortunately has no injuries. RSPCA Cymru now hopes an owner of the snake can be found and has … Continue reading…

The RSPCA Llys Nini Animal Centre has urged the public to help “safeguard” its future, as usual income streams remain unavailable amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19 restrictions mean Llys Nini’s charity shops have been closed since March, and fundraising events have been postponed – placing the charity in a “challenging position”.

Despite this, Llys Nini is continuing to provide care for some 50 animals – and has launched an urgent new fundraising drive to “avert a local animal welfare crisis”…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru rescued 23 animals every day in Wales during 2019 – as frontline officers continued to offer a “lifeline to pets, farm animals and wildlife”.

The latest figures are published as RSPCA Cymru launches its Annual Summary, shining a spotlight on all aspects of the charity’s work in Wales – including the 8,294* animals rescued by inspectorate officers last year.

Officers remain on the frontline during the coronavirus crisis, responding to emergencies. These new statistics highlight the animal … Continue reading…

The RSPCA’s Merthyr Tydfil Clinic continues to help animals in emergency situations amid the coronavirus outbreak – dealing with more than 400 cases since lockdown started.  

New figures have been released by RSPCA Cymru as part of its emergency appeal, launched to keep its frontline rescue teams working during the Covid-19 crisis.

Across England and Wales, the charity’s five animal hospitals and clinics have been providing emergency care to thousands of animals rescued by frontline officers during the crisis; … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has thanked the South Wales Fire & Rescue Service for their help rescuing a bay horse who became trapped up a very narrow, fence-lined, public right of way in Llandough.

The equine escaped through a broken fence in a field on Pen-Y-Turnpike Road – and made the short journey of 150 metres through woodland to the lane. The animal had no room to turn – and is understood to have been stuck there overnight amid thunderstorms.

RSPCA Cymru … Continue reading…