A swan – rescued in dramatic circumstances from beneath a waterfall in Holywell – has been returned to the wild and reunited with his mate in a “heart-warming happy ending”.

RSPCA officers had teamed-up with rangers from the Greenfield Valley Park to help the stranded swan -  with video footage showing the danger the swan was in from the fast-flowing waterfall.

The swan was rescued from the bottom of the waterfall, and came into the RSPCA’s care on 1 … Continue reading…

A swan has been rescued in remarkable circumstances after getting trapped beneath a waterfall in Holywell.

Officers from the RSPCA were alerted after the swan was spotted stuck beneath the fast-flowing waterfall at the  in the North Wales town.

Video footage shows the plight of the swan and the force of the towering waterfall. Rescuers from the RSPCA raced to the scene – as did Flintshire County Council rangers at the park, in the hope of coming to the aid … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has raced to the aid of a swan in Mumbles who was struggling after a fishing hook became embedded into her skin.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after members of the public saw the swan unable to stand properly and only moving her head, on Devon Place in the Mumbles area.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley found the swan on the beach on Monday (1 February) and it was soon established that the swan’s condition and … Continue reading…

A swan found with a large fishing hook lodged in his neck has been helped by the RSPCA.

The swan – who would have experienced considerable pain and discomfort from the hook – was spotted by a member of the public at Roath Park in Cardiff.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black was assigned the call to track down the swan and successfully caught him safely on 30 October.

“Luckily I managed to catch him whilst on land and took him to … Continue reading…

A swan had an unwanted trip to soft play – after getting a discarded foam play square stuck around her neck on Wednesday (July 1).

RSPCA Cymru raced to the aid of the swan, after her plight was spotted by a member of the public at a lake near Rhydwen Close in Rhyl.

Fortunately, the swan was uninjured and the foam could be safely removed and the bird immediately returned to the wild.

However, the swan was in “urgent need … Continue reading…