Wednesday January 29 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following reports that a number of birds have been shot in Beddau.

Over the last month local residents say a number birds – including crows, blackbirds and magpies – have  been shot by someone using an airgun in the Gwaunmiskin road area.

Yesterday, RSPCA inspector Simon Evans, who is investigating the alleged incidents, retrieved a dead crow which is believed to be one of the victims.

He said: “It seems … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two young cats were found in a taped-shut cardboard box on a doorstep in Bournemouth.


The cats, who have been named Rambo and Arnold by RSPCA staff, were found at about 4pm on Sunday 26 January.


The black and white males were found by a lady on her doorstep in Ripon Road.  They were in an Amazon box which also contained a cushion and a few dry biscuits.  A brick had … Continue reading…


A young puppy thought to be an unwanted Christmas present was found dumped in a bush in Downham Market, Norfolk on Monday (January 27).

A passer-by was walking down Bennett Street when she spotted a pet carrier sticking out of a hedge by the side of the road and then heard a quiet whimper. Looking closer, she found a 14-week-old, black and white dog inside the cage hidden among the leaves with a sign which said:

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat suffered serious internal injuries following what vets believe was a kick or kicks to his body.


Robin, a six-year-old ginger cat, returned to his home in Willoughby’s Walk in Downley, High Wycombe on Sunday 19 January.  His owner said he had been coming in and out of the house that morning and on his return he was yowling in pain and panting.


His owner immediately contacted an emergency vet.  … Continue reading…

AMs must now ensure equine welfare remains high up on the political agenda

Monday 27 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is delighted that the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill has received Royal Assent today.

The new law will equip local authorities in Wales with additional powers to tackle fly-grazing and abandonment problems which can have severe consequences for animal welfare and community safety.

RSPCA Cymru firmly believes this is a positive step forward but does not provide all the answers to … Continue reading…