An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched after darts made from nails were found in a garden in Barry, prompting fears they were used to target animals.

The home-made darts, made from nails with plastic and paper for flights, were found on 2 May in the back garden of a Phyllis Street property in the Vale of Glamorgan town.

Anyone with information about the darts has been urged to contact the RSPCA. There is some concern the darts were … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is looking to identify a man in connection to an incident where a dog was mishandled and struck in Barry – and have released an image in the hope of finding the individual.

Reports were made to the animal welfare charity after a man was spotted seeming to strike the dog on Robert Street in the Vale of Glamorgan town, on Sunday 19 April.

It is alleged a man struck the dog on a few occasions. RSPCA Cymru … Continue reading…

Three helpless rabbits have been found dumped at a Morrisons supermarket in Barry.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted shortly after a member of the public reported finding the rabbits last Tuesday (10 March), at Waterfront Retail Park in the Vale of Glamorgan town.

Two of the rabbits were found inside a supermarket trolley, with a third in a crisp box placed in the trolley.

Nothing in the boxes gave any clues as to who owns the rabbits or where they came … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has praised the “power of microchipping” after a 17-year-old cat was reunited with their owner, after being missing for two weeks.

The one-eyed cat had somehow moved an amazing six miles – having ventured from her Sully home to Barry.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the cat was found staggering in the Ewbank Close area of the Vale of Glamorgan town.

Fortunately, the cat was microchipped and the RSPCA was able to trace the owners, and return the … Continue reading…

An injured swan has been helped by the RSPCA, following a dramatic port rescue in Barry.

The animal welfare charity was contacted by Associated British Ports’ Barry Marine team, after the swan was spotted in the dock at Atlantic Way, with fishing lure attached to the wing.

Staff working on the ‘Peter the Great Boat’ at the port had been monitoring the troubled swan for some while.

The bird had been visiting the engine-less boat – which was dredging in … Continue reading…