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…

RSPCA Cymru has thanked the South Wales Fire & Rescue Service for their help rescuing a bay horse who became trapped up a very narrow, fence-lined, public right of way in Llandough.

The equine escaped through a broken fence in a field on Pen-Y-Turnpike Road – and made the short journey of 150 metres through woodland to the lane. The animal had no room to turn – and is understood to have been stuck there overnight amid thunderstorms.

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A collapsed baby deer was ‘brought back to life’ with an oxygen mask after being rescued from a raging moor fire by firefighters and the RSPCA. 

 

RSPCA inspector Daniel Bradshaw was called to moorland off Sand Lane, in Wroot, near Doncaster, on Wednesday afternoon (20 May) by fire crews who had been tackling the fire for three days. 

 

He said: “There were eight fire engines and crews on the scene from across Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire trying to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has teamed-up with firefighters to rescue a cat stuck hopelessly up a tree in Cwmbran, as emergency responses for animals continue amid the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after the cat was spotted in a field just off Birch Grove in the South Wales town.

RSPCA Cymru enlisted the help of the South Wales Fire and Rescue Service to come to the cat’s aid on 25 March.

Unfortunately, rescue efforts were temporarily thwarted … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru teamed-up with South Wales Fire & Rescue Service to tend to a gull who was horribly caught by a Newport television aerial.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after the troubled gull was spotted on Alma Street in Newport on Sunday (17 June).

An RSPCA animal collection officer attended the scene, and enlisted the support of firefighters after the gull was found to be hanging by his wing from the aerial.

Fire service personnel accessed the Continue reading…