Goldie the Welsh Mountain pony is safe and sound after three days stranded at cliff base

Wednesday 26 March 2014

A Welsh mountain pony has been successfully rescued from the base of a cliff in Carmarthenshire following a major two-day rescue operation involving the RSPCA, coastguard and fire service.

Two-year-old gelding, “Goldie” had slipped 20 metres down a steep slope into an isolated cove at Marros near Pendine and was unable to get back up.

The RSPCA were called by … Continue reading…

Tuesday 25 March 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about an incredibly thin dog who was handed in to the Bryn y Maen animal centre in Upper Colwyn Bay on Thursday 6 March.

The female Staffie cross breed dog, named “Twiggy” by centre staff, was handed in by a group of people who found her abandoned on the side of the A458 road in Conwy county.

Inspector Mike Pugh who is investigating the incident, said: ”Twiggy was in a … Continue reading…

Thursday 20 March 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after an elderly Yorkshire terrier dog was found collapsed and in an appalling condition in Merthyr Vale on Sunday (16 March 2014).

The elderly, female dog was found by a member of the public on land at the bottom of Sarah Street and Victoria Street. She was unable to move and crying.

When RSPCA Inspector Chris Coleman arrived she discovered that the dog was blind and emaciated and rushed her … Continue reading…

17.03.14

A team of officers from RSPCA Cymru have successfully rescued a sheep precariously positioned on a cliff ledge near Trearddur Bay on Anglesey last week Friday (14 March).

The sheep had very little room to move on the narrow ledge with a sheer drop into the sea below.

The dangerous rope rescue involved the team abseiling down the cliff face and trying to secure the sheep in an animal bag.

Chief Inspector Helen Mead explained:

“Unfortunately the sheep did

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Friday 14 March 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about two rabbits and a guinea pig that were found dumped in cardboard boxes in the car park of a community centre in Caerphilly county borough.

The animals – one grey rabbit, one white rabbit and a black and white guinea pig – were found in two boxes outside Plas Mawr community centre on Sunday 9 March 2014. The boxes were labelled “rabbit” and “rabbit and guinea pig”.

Following a … Continue reading…