RSPCA officers have abseiled 25-metres down a Swansea cliff edge to save a stranded sheep, with the dramatic rescue caught on camera.
The charity was alerted after members of the public spotted the sheep, trapped down a cliff in the Pitton area of Rhossili, in the Gower Peninsula.
An RSPCA rope rescue team attended and abseiled down the cliff to rescue the stranded animal. The rescue was completed on 10 January.
The sheep was safely caught by RSPCA officers, … Continue reading…
The dramatic RSPCA Cymru rescue of a sheep trapped in a Gwynedd cove has been captured on film.
Breathtaking footage, largely recorded on action cameras, shows RSPCA officers swimming out to the cove to complete the amazing rescue.
The four-person rescue took place on 10 May, in Trefor, on the north coast of the Llŷn Peninsula – and demonstrates the incredible lengths the charity will go to rescue animals, and protect their welfare.
RSPCA inspectors Mike Pugh, Mark Roberts, … Continue reading…
A seven-strong team of RSPCA officers have staged a remarkable rescue of a trapped sheep from a quarry in Snowdonia.
The sheep had been trapped for approximately two weeks, and was stuck several hundred feet down the quarry, which prompted a call to the RSPCA.
RSPCA officers arrived at the scene to find the sheep uninjured, and with access to food and water, but with no way to return safely to land.
Inspectors Mark Roberts, Mike Pugh, Andy Broadbent, Kia … Continue reading…
To celebrate British Egg Week and World Egg Day (Oct 14), RSPCA Cymru is urging people to consider rehoming a friendly hen, from its Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre.
Doreen, Doris and Delilah came into RSPCA care after being rescued from terrible conditions. After lots of tender, loving, care by staff at RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre, the girls are now thriving and ready to find a new home.
The friendly hens have grown in confidence since they’ve been in RSPCA care and … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after the suspected stabbing of a Shetland pony in the Penycae area of Wrexham.
On Wednesday [July 29], the owner of the pony – named Casper – found the animal, at Plas Bennian Road, with a deep wound on its shoulder. It is believed the injury was sustained between 10pm on 28 July and 12.15pm the following day.
RSPCA Inspector Kia Thomas said: “Whilst the cause of this nasty wound is unknown, … Continue reading…