RSPCA Cymru has praised the “power of microchipping” after a 17-year-old cat was reunited with their owner, after being missing for two weeks.
The one-eyed cat had somehow moved an amazing six miles – having ventured from her Sully home to Barry.
RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the cat was found staggering in the Ewbank Close area of the Vale of Glamorgan town.
Fortunately, the cat was microchipped and the RSPCA was able to trace the owners, and return the … Continue reading…
A lapwing was found in Barry with puncture wounds under her wings, in a feared shooting incident.
RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the wading bird was found at Dow Corning, on Cardiff Road, in Barry.
A member of the public had found the bird badly injured and unable to fly on the evening of Thursday 17 January, and phoned the RSPCA the following day.
RSPCA Cymru attended that day, and took the bird into their care.
Sadly, veterinary examination found … Continue reading…
An injured swan has been helped by the RSPCA, following a dramatic port rescue in Barry.
The animal welfare charity was contacted by Associated British Ports’ Barry Marine team, after the swan was spotted in the dock at Atlantic Way, with fishing lure attached to the wing.
Staff working on the ‘Peter the Great Boat’ at the port had been monitoring the troubled swan for some while.
The bird had been visiting the engine-less boat – which was dredging in … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has issued a reminder to the public about the dangers of litter and debris to wildlife, after a badly-injured gull was found with wire entangled around their feet in Barry.
The charity’s officers were alerted after the bird was spotted injured and making no attempt to fly, on Tuesday (16 October). Wire was tied tightly around the feet of the bird, with one foot visibly hanging off.
An RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) has said the ordeal would … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after a very thin maine coon cat with matted fur and a badly damaged mouth was found in the Barry area.
A member of the public expressed concern after seeing the tabby and white cat in a very poor condition on 16 June. The cat was microchipped – but it is understood the details registered to the chip are out of date.
However, investigations by RSPCA officers suggest the cat was owned … Continue reading…