RSPCA Cymru officers tended to animals in need throughout the Christmas holidays, with 129 calls logged to the charity between 24 and 26 December – including a corn snake rescued in Bangor on Christmas Day.

The charity’s officers are available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to help animals – and the festive period was no exception.

Of the 129 calls logged over Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day, 49 concerned complaints about the treatment of animals, … Continue reading…

A deceased snake was spotted by a member of the public in the Ely area of Cardiff, with the carcass being thrown and kicked around by a group of boys.

The snake – a boa constrictor – was seen near the Archer Road area, in the western part of the city on Friday (15 December).

It is unclear whether the snake was dead or alive prior to the incident – but the RSPCA are appealing for information should anyone in … Continue reading…

A stray pet beauty snake has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru in Swansea, prompting a search for the owner.

The snake was spotted by a member of the public, on her window ledge on Bedford Street, in the Morriston area of the city. It soon disappeared – but was later seen by a neighbour in a back garden, and RSPCA Cymru came to collect the animal. The rescue was completed last Thursday (10 August).

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A terrapin was found – having been “chucked away like litter” in Newport – prompting an urgent search for information.

RSPCA Cymru attended after a passer-by found the animal in a cardboard box on a pathway, off Barrack Hill, on Saturday (5 August).

The terrapin – who remains in RSPCA care – was given a veterinary examination, and is thought to be struggling with Vitamin A deficiency.

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A bearded dragon has been found dumped in a plastic bag on a Monmouth doorstep.

The female reptile was found in a seriously emaciated state with multiple wounds to its body, and sadly has yellow fungus disease. She remains very poorly.

RSPCA Cymru is urging the public to come forward with any information as to how she was dumped in this sorry state. The bearded dragon was abandoned on Cornwallis Way in the town on Tuesday 13 December.

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