RSPCA Cymru is urging the public to come forward with information after a cat was fatally shot with a pellet gun in the Rumney area of Cardiff.

The shooting occurred on Tuesday 23 June, between 7pm and 8pm.

Attempts were made to remove the pellet through surgery, but the pedigree male cat – named Mishu – sadly died after going into cardiac arrest.

Inspector Kate Parker said: “We urgently wish to track down whoever was responsible for this shocking incident, Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is looking for information following the sad, suspected poisoning of a tabby cat in Rhydyfelin.

The cat, named Popcorn, was staggering, not eating its food and appeared very quiet when it returned home to a property on Oak Street on Thursday (25 June).

Popcorn’s owners took the tabby to a veterinary practice in Talbot Green, where it sadly passed away. Blood tests indicated the cause was anti-freeze poisoning.

A number of suspected poisoning incidents have occurred across South … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following a suspected cat poisoning in Pontyclun.

The cat, from Stuart Terrace, Talbot Green, and aged 8 to 10 months, was taken to the vets after its owner noticed it appeared disorientated, confused and unable to walk properly.

Sadly, the vet had to put the animal to sleep. Upon examination, it was found the cat had crystalised kidneys and glycol in its urine sample, which would prove consistent with anti-freeze poisoning.

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RSPCA Cymru is urging Local Authorities across Wales not to be “bad neighbours”, following news that a twelfth Local Authority has acted to ban the use of deadly sky lanterns on land which they control.

Further to RSPCA Cymru’s campaign on the issue, Ceredigion Council has now implemented a local ban on the release of the devices, in a move which will help protect animals based in the county, and surrounding areas.

Sky lanterns – often known as Chinese lanterns … Continue reading…

RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch’s new £1.5 million animal centre in East Ardsley opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday 27 June), and the first animals born at the centre will be amongst those looking for new homes.

 

Moira the cat was picked up as a stray, heavily pregnant and with a leg injury. Her kittens – Picnic, Twix, Crunchie, Ripple, Topic and Kitkat (pictured below with Moira) – were born at the centre, while work was still taking … Continue reading…