RSPCA Cymru make urgent appeal for information
Tuesday 8 October 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead cat was found tied to a tree with a washing line in Mountain Ash, Rhondda Cynon Taf.

RSPCA inspectors were called to woodland at the rear of Gorsedd Street yesterday (Monday 8 October), after a member of the public reported finding the cat’s body.

The black and white male cat had been hung by the neck from the tree and … Continue reading…

08.10.13

As the first pilot badger cull in Somerset drew to a close yesterday, we are calling on the government to be transparent and share details about its effectiveness.

Officials said the six-week trials were intended as a way of testing the effectiveness and humaneness of shooting badgers as a means of controlling bovine TB in cattle.

Yet despite growing speculation about how successful the cull has been and much questioning, very little information has so far been revealed about … Continue reading…

07.10.13

We have launched an investigation into the apparent intentional killing of a juvenile swan in Westham, East Sussex on Saturday (5 October).

Shocked witnesses saw a brown Toyota or Mitsubishi pickup stop next to the pond on the High Street at 12.45pm on Saturday afternoon, as a large cygnet was in the road.

The driver sounded his horn at least twice but when the swan didn’t move, the car appeared to deliberately drive over the cygnet – killing it. … Continue reading…

Woman made discovery in woodland at Pentwyn, Cardiff.

Friday 4 October 2013

A cat is lucky to be alive after she was found trapped inside a bag that had been stapled shut and abandoned in woodland in the Pentwyn area of Cardiff.

The ginger and white cat was discovered on Thursday, October 3rd when a woman walking in the woods spotted something moving inside the bag and notified the RSPCA.

The cat, who isn’t microchipped, is very lethargic and covered … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a black with brown markings was found with air pellet wounds in the Trebanos area of Swansea.

The elderly and thin animal was collected from Heol y Llwynau, Trebanos on Monday 30 September. The caller had been feeding the stray cat and the animal is now in RSPCA care. Veterinary examination has revealed two air rifle pellets below his rib cage.

RSPCA officer Steph Davidson said: “We’d like to hear from the owner … Continue reading…