A fox trapped in a snare in Holywell has been rescued and released by RSPCA Cymru.

Following his rescue near Llanerch-Y-Mor in February, the male fox was taken to RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre for vet treatment.

After a successful period of rehabilitation rescuers released the fox back into the wild on Tuesday evening (6 March). Heartwarming video footage caught the moment the fox returned to the wild.

RSPCA inspector Jenny Anderton said: “The fox had become trapped on a … Continue reading…

A fox who got himself stuck at the bottom of a skatepark bowl in Liverpool has been safely released back into the wild after being rescued by the RSPCA.

The animal charity received a phone call from a two women who spotted the struggling animal on Sunday morning (22 October), at Everton Park skatepark, in Prince Edwin Street.

RSPCA inspector Claire Fisher attended. She said: “The fox was really struggling to get out, every time he ran up the side … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a fox died after being shot with a plastic arrow in Stoke-on-Trent.

The animal welfare charity was contacted on Sunday after a member of the public spotted the animal with the arrow sticking out of his back left leg in Spout Lane. Sadly, when an RSPCA inspector found him he had died from his injuries.

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin said: “Sadly there was very little chance of the fox overcoming this injury. The … Continue reading…

A fox was rescued by the RSPCA after making a ‘grave’ mistake – by getting his head tightly wedged in between two headstones in a cemetery.


The animal welfare charity was contacted on Thursday (29 June) by a worried member of the public who came across the fox’s mishap in the graveyard of St Mary Magdalene Church, in Vicarage Road, Leamington Spa.

When Inspector Georgia McCormick got there, she found the fox had become completely trapped and was unable to … Continue reading…

One lucky cub was found alive and rescued!

A video of the fox cub is available on Youtube: https://youtu.be/kbNHhZ6rhfs

RSPCA Cymru is warning of the dangers of grass fires to wild animals and are urging people to be careful when out and about in the countryside.

Hundreds of grass fires ravage Wales’ countryside each year – some of which are started deliberately. Sadly, these fires have a devastating impact on wild animals as Kirsty Thomas and her son, Gavin, discovered…. Continue reading…