RSPCA Cymru is urging members of the public to vote with their feet and give a travelling show using wild animals – that has arrived in the Caernarfon area – a miss.

The animal welfare charity has long pushed for a complete ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. The power to introduce a ban lies with the National Assembly for Wales.

The complex needs of wild animals can never be adequately met in a circus environment … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information and warning pet owners to be cautious after five cats were believed to have been poisoned.

The RSPCA was contacted after five of cats died unexpectedly with the same symptoms from Hall View, Caego, Wrexham.

RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas said: “One cat was found dead at end February this year and at the same time another cat was found to be ill and was put to sleep on veterinary advice.

“Another cat fell ill … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was shot in the head by a pellet gun.

The black-and-white cat – called Gizmo – was found her owner at their back door on Monday [10 August] covered in blood.

The owner assumed she had been involved in a road collision and rushed her straight to the vets. 

Gizmo – who is two-and-a-half years old – was rushed into surgery where it was discovered that she had been shot with … Continue reading…

A KINDHEARTED waxing salon has generously donated £645 to RSPCA Cardiff & District Branch.

To celebrate Madame Wax’s first anniversary, owner Adele Sweet marked the occasion with a stylish, fun-filled bash for her customers at the salon’s Cardiff city centre premises.

During the celebration customers generously bought tickets for the big birthday raffle, and it was decided that the funds would be split between two charities close to Adele’s heart.

RSPCA Cardiff & District Branch’s branch support manager, Lynne Williams, … Continue reading…

AN urgent appeal for cat litter donations has been issued by staff at the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre.

The centre based at Hartridge Farm Road is in desperate need of cat litter for the 21 cats they are currently caring for.

Deputy manager at the centre, Rebecca Jeffery, said: “We go through three large dustbins of litter every three days, which is roughly 120 litres.

“We used to get our litter from a large retailer, who would supply it for … Continue reading…