A lethargic Swansea gull has been rescued by the RSPCA after getting trapped between the city’s Metropole Chambers and a neighbouring bar.

RSPCA Cymru officers attended after the gull was spotted, unable to move in a gap approximately ten inches wide on Thursday (29 November), on Salubrious Passage in the South West Wales city.

The gap was at the second floor level of the two buildings, and the RSPCA needed to utilise ladders to access the gull. The rescue was … Continue reading…

A Swansea bulldog has been rescued from a tight squeeze by the RSPCA – after she got stuck between a rock and a hard place!

The animal welfare charity was contacted after the adventurous dog got trapped in a back garden, between a wall and fence, on Heol Cleddau in Waunarlwydd last Tuesday (20 November).

An RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) said Roxy – the bulldog – seemed “remarkably pleased with herself to have got into such a pickle!”

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The future of 137 animals has been safeguarded, after RSPCA Cymru took part in a multi-agency operation at a North Wales animal sanctuary on Tuesday (27 November), which saw a “Noah’s Ark” of animals removed from the site.

Pet, farm, exotic and wild animals were all taken from Capricorn Animal Rescue, in Padeswood, near Mold.

The intervention follows a Charity Commission statutory inquiry into Capricorn, following continued concerns about the sustainability and management of the charity.

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A missing dog has been rescued from a steep embankment in Halifax and happily reunited with her owners thanks to her microchip.

Purdy, a white German shepherd, was spotted stuck down the side of a stream by a member of the public yesterday morning (Tuesday 27 November), who called the RSPCA for help.

RSPCA inspector Sarah Bagley said: “It was pretty tricky to get her out of there and I tried all sorts.

 

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The RSPCA and a tree surgeon teamed up last week to come to the aid of a tabby cat stuck 50-feet up a Llanrwst tree.

Animal welfare officers from the charity were notified after members of the public got in touch, and said the cat had been stuck in the tree for some four days.

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies attended, and due to the great height the cat had reached, enlisted the support of a local tree surgeon from Nant … Continue reading…