A plucky tawny owl had to be rescued by the RSPCA after he fell down a chimney and got stuck.

In a scene worthy of Harry Potter, the owl had got himself trapped in a log burner of a house in Vicarage Lane, in Neston, Cheshire, on Tuesday evening (26 January).

RSPCA inspector Anthony Joynes, who helped to free the owl, said: “He was properly jammed in there and the only way I could get him out was to remove … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an owl was intentionally hanged from a tree by his wing in a Nuneaton wood.

The tawny owl was found by two members of the public in woodland known as “The Rough” in Arbury Park Estate, on Sunday, 4 October.

He was hanging off an 8ft-high branch by a piece of string which was tied to the end of his left wing. The owl was still alive but appeared to be very lethargic.An … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the unanimous backing given by Councillors in Rhondda Cynon Taf to a ban on the use of sky lanterns on Local Authority land.

Councillors voted in favour of the action at a full council meeting on Wednesday evening (June 24th), and also urged the Welsh Government to implement legislation restricting the use and sale of sky lanterns across Wales.

The Notice of Motion debated by RCT Councillors showed clear support for RSPCA Cymru’s long-standing campaign on … Continue reading…