The RSPCA Llys Nini Animal Centre has urged the public to help “safeguard” its future, as usual income streams remain unavailable amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Covid-19 restrictions mean Llys Nini’s charity shops have been closed since March, and fundraising events have been postponed – placing the charity in a “challenging position”.

Despite this, Llys Nini is continuing to provide care for some 50 animals – and has launched an urgent new fundraising drive to “avert a local animal welfare crisis”…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru officers are bracing themselves to help more hedgehogs in emergency situations this Hedgehog Awareness Week (May 3-9) – after responding to a remarkable 829 incidents involving the prickly creatures last year in Wales. 

The RSPCA has revealed that – across England and Wales – the animal welfare charity took in more hedgehogs to their wildlife centres last year than any other species of wildlife.

In total, more than 2,700 hedgehogs were admitted to RSPCA national wildlife centres – … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has dealt with 1,641 animal welfare incidents in the month following the nation entering lockdown. 

Dramatic new figures show that – despite the Covid-19 restrictions – the RSPCA is dealing with more than 51 incidents each and every day in Wales.

The charity has released the figures as part of its emergency appeal, launched to keep its rescue teams out on the road during the Coronavirus crisis and continuing to reach and rescue animals most in need. … Continue reading…

Staff at RSPCA Greater Manchester Animal Hospital in Salford are doing a 260km run, cycle and horse ride as part of the ‘2.6 Challenge’ starting this weekend. 

 

The London Marathon would have held its 40th annual event on Sunday (26 April) so a week-long fundraiser is kicking-off to help raise money for charities instead. Participants are being asked to do some kind of challenge around the number 2.6 or 26. 

 

Every year the marathon raises over £25,000 for … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is today launching an emergency appeal to keep its rescue teams out on the frontline across Wales saving animals through the coronavirus crisis.

The emergency appeal is being supported by comedian Ricky Gervais, as the RSPCA looks to continue to rescue animals from the worst cruelty and neglect amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

Rescuers at the charity have been designated key workers by the Welsh Government – but vital funding is needed to keep them out on the road…. Continue reading…