A Cardiff taxi driver had an unexpected passenger on board – after discovering an orange corn snake under the bonnet of a taxi.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the shock discovery was made in the Grangetown area of the city last Friday (11 October).

The animal welfare charity attended, and was able to reach the snake – which was found just beneath the bonnet of the vehicle on Stockland Street.

Fortunately, despite being a little underweight and cold, the snake … Continue reading…

A Cardiff family had a shock when a stray ferret wandered through the back-door of their home. 

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the ferret made an unannounced visit to a property on Fidlas Road last Friday evening (11 October). The property is on the Cyncoed side of the road.

The male ferret was taken to a veterinary practice to be checked over, but fortunately was found to have no welfare concerns. He is now based at the charity’s Newport Animal … Continue reading…

A cat who came into the care of the RSPCA after their owner moved into a care home is now looking for her new forever home.

Gorgeous Tabitha is a five-year-old domestic short haired tabby cat, who has been labelled a “sweet and gentle” cat by staff at the RSPCA Newport Adoption Centre.

The cat came into the care of the RSPCA after her previous owner had to go into a care home. She was the “world” of her former … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru will march at this weekend’s Pride Cymru in a show of strength against intolerance – while highlighting the prejudice four types of dogs still face under discriminatory UK law.

The animal welfare charity will again have a presence at Pride Cymru – marching in the eagerly-anticipated Parade, and discussing animal welfare with attendees at a dedicated RSPCA stand at the Big Weekend event in Cardiff.

RSPCA inspectors will join countless other organisations in the Parade, with the charity … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a badly-injured skewbald stallion was found on Cardiff’s Rover Way.

The horse is some 15-hands high and was found with wounds to both flanks which had been inappropriately treated with iodine spray.

Sadly, the stallion, thought to be aged around 15, was found with ulcers in both eyes, lacerations to his body and was lame on his left hind. He was found to be roaming the street, lethargic and clearly in great pain … Continue reading…