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…

Friday 5 December 2014

 

Telford couple banned after Dalmatians found emaciated

Two dogs were extremely underweight

 

A couple from Telford have been disqualified from keeping animals for 10 years after they admitted causing unnecessary suffering to their two Dalmatian dogs.

 

Neil Harris (9/4/65) and Julie Harris (4/4/72) of Leadon Close, Little Dawley, appeared at Telford Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday (3 December).  They were also found guilty of a charge of failing to meet the welfare needs of … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is calling on its supporters to urge Assembly Members to vote in favour of new dog breeding regulations.

Sadly, Wales has been called the puppy-farming capital of the UK and puppies are paying the price.

On 9 December Assembly Members will have the chance to vote for new regulations that would improve the lives of so many dogs and puppies in Wales’ dog breeding establishments.

Though far from perfect, these regulations increase the focus on the role of … Continue reading…