A fledgling jackdaw had a lucky escape, after getting his leg stuck in guttering on the roof of an Ebbw Vale home. 

The RSPCA and the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service teamed-up to come to the aid of the young, troubled bird – who was stuck on a Tir-Y-Berth property on Sunday (14 June).

Officers from the RSPCA enlisted the help of firefighters from Blue Watch out of Ebbw Vale, who were able to access the jackdaw with ladders, … Continue reading…

An Ebbw Vale resident found an unexpected visitor at their home – after making the shock discovery of a three-foot snake in a kitchen gas meter.

RSPCA officers were alerted after the reptile – a kingsnake – was found in the gas meter of a flat on Mill Terrace in Cwm on Monday (4 June).

An animal collection officer attended the property to rescue the snake, who has now been transferred to a specialist centre in the West Midlands  - … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and Gwent Police are appealing for information after the body of a male dog was found discarded in a Brynmawr reservoir.

The body of the dog was found – by a member of the public – in the Brynmawr Reservoir, off Warwick Road, on 27 March. It is thought the dog may have been a bulldog.

It was bloated, suggesting the bulldog may have been in the water for a number of days.

A police officer moved the … Continue reading…