RSPCA appeals for information

A cat had a lucky escape after getting caught in a makeshift wire trap in Upminster, Essex.

The RSPCA is appealing for information after Honey, a four year-old tortoiseshell, arrived back at her home in Lichfield Terrace in a distressed state on Friday, 13 November. It was later discovered she had a copper wire encircled in a loop around her body, although this was so tight around her skin it was no immediately obvious to her … Continue reading…

A seabird rescued, cared for and released by the RSPCA in 2011 has been found in Brazil.

A Manx Shearwater which was cared for by the RSPCA after it was blown off course – has been found four years after it was released – thousands of miles away in Brazil.

The bird was rescued from Haverfordwest in September 2011, and was in need of a wash and some rest and recuperation. It was released a few days later at Saunton … Continue reading…

Can you give a forever home to the lovely Zeus?

Poor Zeus, a Dogue de Bordeaux, was found in the Newport area in a horrific state of health. When Zeus was brought in by the RSPCA inspector he was found covered in sores, suffering with a severe skin condition and bleeding.

But, following a lot of love and care, Zeus has come on leaps and bounds and his life has been completely turned around at RSPCA Newport Animal Centre. His … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed a Welsh Government independent review that will look into the use of wild animals in circuses – which could lead to a ban.

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 practice is currently legal in all countries of the UK.

If the review confirms that the use of wild animal … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after an emaciated dog was found in Llanelli.

The Saluki dog was found by a member of the public in the Felinfoel area on 18 November and was taken to the vets.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Paula Milton said: “He had no collar and was not microchipped, so we can’t track down his owners.

“We don’t know what happened to this dog – but he could hardly walk and is very thin. There was … Continue reading…