Pet owners who don’t want to leave their animals home alone miss out on luxuries such as holidays abroad and meals out, our new figures have revealed.

A survey we carried out has shown that of the people who took part:

  • More than 51 per cent don’t go on foreign holidays.
  • 29 per cent miss out on time with family and friends because they don’t want their pets to be lonely.
  • 29 per cent said they don’t devote as
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A DOG with two injured legs has been found in a joint rescue.

RSPCA officers, along with Conwy County Borough Council, had been trying to catch the dog for several days from 20 October at Llanddulas, Abergele.

After several attempts, the light brown and white collie dog was caught on Friday (24 October) at Dolwen Road near Llysfaen, after he had been blocked in a farm shed.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) William Galvin said he assisted dog wardens from … Continue reading…


THE RSPCA is searching for the owner of a lost cockatiel to come forward.

The bird was found at the rear of Tesco at Talbot Green on Monday (27 October).

RSPCA inspector Julie Fadden collected the cockatiel from a nearby veterinary surgery it had been taken to, and took it to RSPCA Llys Nini Animal Centre in Swansea for boarding.

“The bird has a scabby bald head but is otherwise okay,” she said.

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THE RSPCA is issuing a warning about litter after a stag became entangled in wire.

The fallow deer stag was spotted at Trelleck Road, Tintern, Chepstow with the wire caught around his head and antlers.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Sian Burton said she made an attempt on Saturday along with fellow animal collection officer Rachel Chapman to catch the stag, but they were unable to get near him. He remained in a secure field with access to food and … Continue reading…


We have more cats in our care than any other animal. This year we’ve taken in 20 per cent more than during the same period last year!

We’re getting to the bottom of some of the myths surrounding cats to help people better understand our feline friends and create more homes for the high numbers in animal centres.

Our scientific officer and cat welfare expert Alice Potter said:

“One of the most common reasons that people call the RSPCA

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