THE RSPCA is urgently appealing for the owner of a very poorly cat to come forward.

The elderly Burmese/Siamese type cat was found at Heol Isaf Hendy, Miskin, Pontyclun by a member of the public on 17 December.

RSPCA chief inspector Elaine Spence said: “We are appealing for information regarding this cat who is very unwell.

“We are desperate to find her owner. It is a shame that she has not been microchipped. If she had, we would be able … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is reminding members of the public of the dangers associated with the use of sky lanterns ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) can harm wildlife, livestock and other animals by causing injuries that lead to suffering and a slow painful death. RSPCA Cymru strongly advises against their use and recommends that harmless alternatives are sought to prevent injury, suffering and fatality of animals.

RSPCA Cymru has long highlighted the dangers of … Continue reading…

Who owns Holly?

RSPCA appeals for owner to come forward


The RSPCA is trying to find out who owns a young dog who was found wandering in Exeter late in the afternoon of Thursday 11 December.


Holly, as the Staffordshire bull terrier has since been named by the RSPCA, was found on Burnthouse Lane near Ludwell Valley Fields.  She followed a local dog walker home who took her in and contacted the local authority dog warden who took … Continue reading…

LIVING rough for the past for months must have been pretty harrowing for this poor dog.

The frightened female lurcher type dog was first spotted in May in Carmarthen – no one knowing if she was a stray, had been abandoned or was just plain lost.

Wandering around without a home – it was down to some kindhearted residents at Parc Y Delyn who looked out for the dog by giving her food.

In the meantime attempts were made to … Continue reading…


ASSEMBLY Member for Cardiff Central, Jenny Rathbone, accompanied RSPCA inspector Selina Chan on several calls round her Cardiff constituency yesterday [17 December].

Among the incidents they dealt with during the day were several calls about the well-being of cats, involving flea infestation, over-breeding, and abandonment.

Jenny Rathbone said: “During my day out with an inspector I was able to witness first hand some of the types of calls the charity has to follow up on a daily basis following … Continue reading…