A gannet has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru after becoming caught in fishing litter on Towyn Beach in Rhyl.

The charity says the incident highlights the “massive dangers” which fishing litter poses to the nation’s wildlife.

RSPCA Cymru attended on 9 July to find the gannet sat in the middle of a pebble beach, making no obvious attempt to move away from members of the public.

An RSPCA officer found the seabird with fishing lure with treble hooks and fishing … Continue reading…

A nestling gull found alone in a Cardiff garden has been returned to their rooftop nest, in a heart-warming rescue.

RSPCA Cymru worked with South Wales Fire & Rescue to complete the rescue, after the gull was spotted in a front garden in the Cyncoed area of the city.

The charity attended to find the bird with no injuries, and its parent birds, nest and siblings on the roof of a Dan-Y-Coed property.

An RSPCA officer enlisted the support of … Continue reading…

Four stunning sparrowhawk chicks have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after the “balls of fluff” were found on the ground in Llanelli, away from their nesting place.

A member of the public found the chicks on Wednesday (28 June), putting them in a cardboard box and confining them, before they were collected by the RSPCA.

The cute chicks were provided temporary care by the charity in a heated cage, fed with zoolyte, before being transported to a specialist wildlife facility … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after six birds were found dead, shortly after a group of teenagers were seen shooting at birds with a catapult next to a canal in Wolverhampton.

Two teenage males with a black medium-sized dog, thought to have a docked tail, were witnessed by a member of the public aiming at the birds along the Wyrley and Essington canal, near Clanfield Avenue in the Wednesfield area of the city, at about 6.30pm on Saturday 29 … Continue reading…

A kitten has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from a Rhyl holiday park, after being attacked by gulls and dropped from the sky by one of the birds.

She was collected by an RSPCA Cymru officer from the Golden Sands Holiday Camp, at Sandy Cove after being spotted on the afternoon of 3 May.

It is believed the kitten came from a colony of feral cats based in proximity to the holiday park.

The tiny kitten, aged approximately four weeks … Continue reading…