An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched amid fears a gull was deliberately shot with an air rifle in Penarth.

The animal welfare charity was contacted after a resident of Summerland Crescent in Llandough heard three large bangs, before watching a gull fall into her back garden.

It is unclear whether the bird was shot in mid-flight, or while perched in the Llandough back garden. The incident took place on Sunday (June 10).

The gull was left with an … Continue reading…

A fox cub thought to have fallen off a Penarth cliff has been rescued, and is undergoing rehabilitation ahead of a planned future return to the wild.

The charity was alerted after a member of the public found the male fox cub while walking in the town last Friday (4 May).

It was feared he may have been struggling with a broken leg, so the members of the public confined the fox club before safely transporting to a veterinary practice…. Continue reading…

A feral kitten has found a loving new home after being rescued from a hedge at a Royal Welsh Show car park in Builth Wells.

The six-week old male kitten was affectionately nicknamed ‘Hedge’ after being found in a bush at a car park, near to the Royal Welsh Showground today (26 July).

RSPCA Cymru officers Phil Lewis and Warwick Burgess rescued the kitten, which was given a clean bill of health by a local Builth Wells veterinary practice.

Amazingly, … Continue reading…