A Wrexham cat faces the shocking prospect of potentially having his leg amputated after getting caught in an illegal gin trap.

The male ginger cat – named Tigger Bob – returned to his Maelor Avenue home in Penycae, with the device trapped to his leg.

It is unclear who put the trap down, or the circumstances behind how the poor cat came to be caught by the gin trap. The incident is believed to have taken place on Wednesday (17 … Continue reading…

RSPCA officers have abseiled 25-metres down a Swansea cliff edge to save a stranded sheep, with the dramatic rescue caught on camera.

The charity was alerted after members of the public spotted the sheep, trapped down a cliff in the Pitton area of Rhossili, in the Gower Peninsula.

An RSPCA rope rescue team attended and abseiled down the cliff to rescue the stranded animal.  The rescue was completed on 10 January.

The sheep was safely caught by RSPCA officers, … Continue reading…

The search is on for the owner of an eagle-owl found in the north of Cardiff.

A West Rise resident, in the Llanishen area of the city, was shocked to find the bird in their back garden – sat on a garden bench – at approximately 8am this morning (11 January).

The eagle owl has jesses on, indicating the bird is owned, and RSPCA Cymru is appealing to the local community to come forward with information as to who may … Continue reading…

The search is on to find a loving new home for an affectionate North Wales Staffordshire bull terrier, who loves the seaside and playing games.

Salad – a ten-year-old female dog – is currently in the care of the RSPCA’s West Gwynedd branch, and is based with a fosterer.

The dog has been described as an “affectionate, playful and fun” companion, who could live with children of secondary school age.

RSPCA West Gwynedd took the animal into their care after … Continue reading…

A dead royal python has been found in the Cwmbran area, with bruising on the head and body of the animal.

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after the discovery of a still, injured snake was made by a member of the public on 30 December, at Wool Pitch in the Greenmeadow area of the town.

An RSPCA officer collected the two-foot long snake; and veterinary examination sadly confirmed the animal was dead.

The royal python was found … Continue reading…