Friday 12 December 2014

Munchkin on yellow brick road to recovery

One-eyed kitten overcomes adversity to look for new home

The RSPCA Milton Keynes branch is searching for a new home for a one-eyed kitten named Munchkin who has had a hard year, but is now ready to spend Christmas* and forever with a new owner.


Tabby and white-coloured Munchkin came to the RSPCA in July 2014 as one of four three-week-old kittens.  Their mum, Lucy, also came into … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information to find the owner of two Shetland ponies. One pony was found dead and another was underweight and suffering.


The RSPCA attended South Drive in Hebburn on Friday 21 November.


The surviving pony was seized by police on veterinary advice and placed in RSPCA care.


RSPCA inspector Catherine Richardson said: “Unfortunately we haven’t been able to find the owner of these ponies so far, and are appealing to the public today … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the outcome of a landmark vote which will see new dog breeding regulations introduced in Wales from April 2015.

Today (December 9th) – by 46 votes to 5 – Assembly Members voted in favour of new regulations that will improve the lives of so many dogs and puppies in Wales’ dog breeding establishments.

AMs voting against the regulations highlighted concerns consistently raised by RSPCA Cymru, such as the inclusion of a staff-to-dog ratio which, worryingly, excludes … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for the owner of a macaw found in Caerphilly to come forward.

The bird was found on Caerphilly Mountain on Friday (December 5th) – and the Society is hoping to reunite it with its owner.

RSPCA animal collection officer Fiona Jackson said: “It is unusual that nobody has come forward yet to reclaim this macaw.

“We are appealing to anyone who may know who the bird belongs to, to get in touch.”

Anyone who may have … Continue reading…


The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat became caught in an illegal trap.

Koshka, the black cat, had a lucky escape after he was trapped in a gin trap in the Narberth area in Pembrokeshire. He managed to make it home to his owner with the trap attached to him, but has lost a toe from the ordeal.

Gin traps are mechanical traps designed to catch an animal by its leg, using spring-operated jaws with teeth or … Continue reading…