RSPCA Cymru and South Wales Police have launched a joint appeal for information after two pigeons were found shot in the Pentwyn area of Cardiff.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after a member of the public found an injured pigeon at an address in The Hawthorns on Friday 2 April.

Examination found that the pigeon had pellet wounds to his body – which had caused serious injury to a wing. Sadly, another pigeon was found in the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has urged people in the Gwynedd area to report potentially suspicious activity against birds after a peregrine falcon was found with puncture wounds consistent with being shot.

Rescuers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after a member of the public spotted the bird of prey struggling on a road in Penrhyndeudraeth; a few miles east of Porthmadog, last Tuesday (6 April).

RSPCA Cymru collected the badly injured animal, and rushed him to the RSPCA’s specialist Stapeley Grange … Continue reading…

An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched after a suspected double pigeon shooting in the Adamsdown area of Cardiff.

RSPCA inspector Darren Oakley was alerted after a member spotted a pigeon with an injured wing on 29 January.

The caller had safely confined the injured bird – but as inspector Oakley approached the property, he spotted another pigeon dead on the roadside.

Both birds were taken to a local veterinary practice – and X-rays revealed a pellet inside the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA today launches its new strategy – which will have a huge and exciting impact on animal welfare in Wales; as the charity pledges to reduce‌ ‌neglect,‌ ‌abuse‌ ‌and‌ ‌cruelty‌ to pets by 50% and ensure a significant increase in the number of ‌farm‌ ‌animals‌ reared ‌to‌ ‌top ‌standards‌.

Rescuing and caring for animals will continue to be central to the RSPCA’s work in Wales – with the animal welfare charity continuing to call for statutory powers for its … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched a search for the owner of a stray corn snake, after the animal was found on Duffryn Road in Ammanford.

A member of the public found the snake before taking her to Bush House Vets in Ammanford on Thursday (7 January) – who then contacted the RSPCA.

Unfortunately, the member of the public left no further details – and the RSPCA has launched an appeal for information in the hope of tracking down the owner and … Continue reading…