A five-strong team of RSPCA officers has rescued a sheep from a cliff ledge in Llanberis pass in Snowdonia.

It is the second such rescue in the area in a matter of days.

The sheep was brought to safety after a rescue operation involving RSPCA inspectors Mike Pugh, Vicki Taylor, Andy Broadbent and Mark Roberts, and animal collection officer Ann Lloyd Williams.

The challenging rescue involved a 75-metre abseil down a cliff. The sheep was caught, put into a bag … Continue reading…

 

RSPCA rescue operations come in all shapes and sizes and one of our officers in north Wales recently helped a hedgehog to freedom.

 The juvenile hedgehog was found in the drain of a garden in Townsend Avenue, Wrexham on 10 August. Despite the best efforts of the householder the prickly creature wouldn’t budge but RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas came to the rescue. The lucky hedgehog was unharmed by his ordeal and returned to the wild.

 RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas … Continue reading…