RSPCA Cymru is celebrating as the final local authority to ban the release of deadly sky lanterns on their land approved restrictions on their use on Wednesday, effectively making Wales a no-fly zone for the devices on council land.
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council unanimously approved plans to restrict sky lantern use on land controlled by the local authority in a vote.
The charity has long highlighted the dangers these devices pose to public safety and to animal welfare.
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Two tiny kittens were found abandoned in a Dolgellau cardboard box, prompting an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information.
A member of the public found the two ginger kittens, thought to be aged between five and six weeks old, in a park in the Pen Caeau area of the town on Wednesday (1 November).
The kittens appeared lethargic when discovered but, fortunately, were found to be healthy upon veterinary inspection. They are now in the care of the RSPCA.
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RSPCA Cymru teamed-up with firefighters from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service to save a distressed cat stuck on a Llanelli roof.
A resident of an adjacent care home spotted the cat atop the roof of a Clos Glanmor bungalow in the town.
The black and white domestic shorthair was stuck on the roof overnight between Wednesday 18, and Thursday 19 October – and, by the next morning, appeared lethargic, and upset.
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A peregrine falcon, famous for its City Hall nesting spot, has been released safe and well into the wild after a period of rehabilitation in RSPCA care.
The bird was collected by an RSPCA officer in recent days, after it was found having flown directly into a wall.
It is from a family of peregrine falcons that have, for many years, nested at Cardiff’s City Hall watch clock tower. The birds are well-known in the Welsh capital and beyond, and … Continue reading…