A CAT rescued by the RSPCA – and adopted by the inspector who found him – has been injured by a pellet gun.

RSPCA inspector Tim Jones rescued a stray cat – who was a kitten at the time – last year before adopting him and naming him Ossy. The kitten was very small when he was found and was in an emaciated state.

“Ossy has been our pet ever since we rescued him and has now grown and … Continue reading…

AS Wales celebrates the fifth anniversary of a landmark ban on electronic shock collars, a powerful coalition of organisations has urged the Welsh Government to retain the ban.

RSPCA Cymru, Blue Cross, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and the Kennel Club have come together to urge the Welsh Government to retain the legislation amid calls to water down the law. A letter has been sent to the Welsh Government and all Assembly Members to highlight the importance of the ban…. Continue reading…

THE RSPCA has assisted in the rescue of a cat stuck up a tree in Powys.

The white and brown male cat had became stuck up a tree the height of a two storey house at Llanfyllin.

RSPCA inspector Phil Lewis attended on Friday [19 March] along with a Mid and West Fire and Rescue Service crew from Llanfyllin who used a 13.5 metre ladder to reach the cat.

“The cat must have been up 30 to 40 feet in … Continue reading…

 

ASSEMBLY Member for Pontypridd, Mick Antoniw, accompanied RSPCA inspector Simon Evans on several calls in and around his Pontypridd constituency today [20 March].

Among the incidents they dealt with during the day were an overcrowding issue and other animal welfare concerns.

Mick Antoniw AM said he found the day a “real eye opener”.

“It was a real experience to see at first hand the expertise and professionalism with which RSPCA officers protect the welfare of animals in Wales,” he … Continue reading…

 

THE RSPCA is appealing for information about a suspected abandoned pony found in Newport.

The pony was found at Peterstone Great Wharf, behind Broadstreet Common – locally known as the seawall area – on 6 March.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “The dark bay/ black coloured pony was in an extremely poor condition and weak.

“The pony is now in our care and was not chipped. We are now appealing for information. The pony was also found with two … Continue reading…