RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after rescuing six goldfish from a culvert in Abergavenny.

Two goldfish were rescued by RSPCA Kate Parker on Tuesday, 22 March and then, just a week later, another four were rescued from the same culvert (an entrance to an open drain) at Fosterville Crescent yesterday (30 March).

RSPCA inspector Kate Parker said: “This was a bit of a strange rescue as you don’t expect to see goldfish out of their ponds and in the … Continue reading…

A cat found covered in oil has been rescued by the RSPCA – and has been named Diesel after his ordeal.

The RSPCA received a call from a concerned member of the public who found the black-and-white male cat smelling very strongly of fuel in Price Street, Birkenhead.

RSPCA inspector Anthony Joynes said: “Poor Diesel was covered in some sort of oil, which left him very unwell.

“The only way to get this oil off him was to completely shave … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after seven rabbits – believed to have been dumped – were found at Duffryn Gardens in the Vale of Glamorgan.

RSPCA deputy chief inspector Gemma Black was called to the rescue on Easter Sunday (27 March) after seven rabbits were found running loose in the gardens.

“I couldn’t believe it when I received the call on Easter Sunday,” she said. “It seemed far too topical and I wondered at first if this could be … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat with a serious eye injury was found near Holywell.

The cat believed to possibly be a Persian-cross or Chinchilla type, was found on Monday, 21 March at Allt-Y-Plas, Pentre Halkyn.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Malwina Gasiorek said: “This poor cat had a serious eye injury and was given emergency treatment at the vets.

“Sadly she had to have the eye removed, but she is now in our care at RSPCA … Continue reading…

A new scheme to encourage cat owners across Wales to get their pets neutered and microchipped has been launched.

The Wales Cat Neutering and Microchipping Project is being run in partnership by RSPCA Cymru and Cats Protection and aims to encourage cat owners to neuter and microchip their pets.

RSPCA Cymru’s National Welfare Manager, Coralie Farren, said: “Neutering cats is so important as it can help prevent illnesses and reduce the number of unwanted kittens.

“Cats are able to start … Continue reading…