RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after a young foal died on land off of Cardiff’s Wentloog Avenue.
A member of the public spotted the foal – aged between three and four months old – in a very poor state, lying flat on the ground with his legs spread out.
Sadly, the exhausted foal was unable to get up and died soon afterwards. The incident took place on Sunday, October 24.
Another horse in the field who was thought to be the foal’s mother has now disappeared.
The RSPCA is investigating the circumstances behind the foal’s decline and has urged anyone with information, or who may know the foal’s and mother’s owner, to get in touch.
RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “This very young poor foal was spotted in a collapsed state and sadly died soon afterwards on October 24.
“Another horse in the field who I believe to be the foal’s mother has now disappeared.
“We’re eager to find out what happened to this poor foal and his mother, off Wentloog Avenue in Cardiff. We’d urge anyone with information to contact us urgently on 0300 123 8018.”
Should you wish to support the work of the RSPCA, you can donate online.
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