The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was found abandoned with a note.

The tabby cat, known as Bex, was found by a member of the public at the side of the road on Heol Y Deri, Rhiwbina, Cardiff on 23 August, next to a veterinary surgery.

Along with the cat there was food and a note left in the box. The note said: “My neighbour has passed away and I didn’t know what to do with her. … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is encouraging people to get behind their sky lantern campaign.

The Welsh Government has called on local authorities to bring in a voluntary ban. At the moment four out of the 22 local authorities in Wales have a ban on the release of sky lanterns on council land. The four councils are Neath Port Talbot, Pembrokeshire, Caerphilly and Conwy.

Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) can harm wildlife, livestock and other animals by causing injuries that lead … Continue reading…


Pony power prevailed at this year’s Equifest as two were named the RSPCA Rescue Ponies of the Year!

A Dartmoor pony we discovered close to death and helped fight back to health called Little Ted scooped the Champion place. Meanwhile Pearly Princess from Thornberry Animal Sanctuary was crowned reserve champion.

Entries came from several equine charities and sanctuaries including Blue Cross, Redwings Horse Sanctuary, World Horse Welfare and the Horse and Pony Protection Association (HAPPA). The horses and ponies … Continue reading…

THE annual Newport Animal Centre Mutt Strutt will take place on Sunday 7 September at Sirhowy Valley Country Park near Newport.

The three mile comfortable walk is suitable for all, and will offer a chance for dogs to socialise in the picturesque country park.

Registration will begin at 10.30am and will close at 12.30pm. The circular walk starts from the main car park.

Animal centre manager Debbie Caffull said they will be bringing along a four-legged friend or two from … Continue reading…


A cat has been left with multiple broken bones and serious injuries after he was thrown from the window of a fifth storey flat in Croydon.

Inspectors urgently searching for witnesses and owner

The male tabby cat was found on the pavement on Elmwood Road with a collapsed lung, broken femur, and shattered rear legs at around 5.30pm on Sunday, 17 August.

He was found by a passer-by on the ground outside Dartmouth House with severe injuries and taken … Continue reading…