Two disemboweled Canada geese have been found in Cardiff, with RSPCA Cymru appealing for information linked to the horrific discovery.

A member of the public found the birds on 22 March, in woodland behind Fir Avenue in the Fairwater area of the city.

The geese were hanging from separate trees, and had been paunched, with all potentially-edible meat cut away. There was a large yellow hazardous waste sack also present, which contained feathers.

RSPCA Cymru is urging anyone who may … Continue reading…

16.12.13

We are set to release two geese, which had been shot with crossbows, back to the wild tomorrow (17 December).

The pair were rescued by us after they were seen injured on The Mere in Elsmere, Shropshire.

The release is even more poignant for RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer (AWO) Elaine Williams after she had her nose broken by one of the geese while trying to catch it.

One of the geese had been shot in its wing by a … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three Greylag geese were hit by a vehicle on Navigation Road in York on Monday (25 November).

 

The incident happened at about 2.40pm.  RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Helen Martindale arrived less than half an hour later to find that two of the birds had been killed.

 

She took the third goose to the vets but sadly it had to be put to sleep after suffering terrible injuries to its wing … Continue reading…

29.05.13

A goose which made a miraculous recovery after being shot through the torso by a crossbow has been reunited with his mate.

The feathery couple are well-known and popular sight among residents at their home, the Burrator Reservoir in Devon. So, there was much concern when the gander of the couple was found at the beginning of May with an arrow through him.

He was bleeding heavily and showing signs of severe distress so we were called to rescue … Continue reading…