RSPCA Cymru is calling on the public to give a circus with wild animals, now in Bargoed, a miss.

The complex needs of wild animals can never be adequately met in a circus environment with regular transport, cramped and bare temporary housing, forced training and performance all unavoidable realities for the animals.

The circus – which uses wild animals in its performances – has moved to Bargoed from Sully.

RSPCA’s senior scientific officer, specialising in circus animal welfare, Ros Clubb … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people about the dangers sports netting can pose to wildlife after a fox cub had to be rescued when he got entangled in one.

The struggling cub, who was only a few weeks’ old, was spotted by a member of the public last Wednesday (20 April) at a school in Beaufort Way, Aldridge, Walsall.

The football netting had wrapped around the cub’s neck and front right paw, leaving him unable to move.

RSPCA Animal Collection Officer … Continue reading…

ROLL up, roll up for a fun-filled day with four-legged friends at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre on Sunday 15 May.

Staff at the Upper Colwyn Bay centre are inviting all dog and animal lovers to join in with their exciting event which will be held from 11am until 4pm.

The day will include 16 dog classes for all ages and types, dog agility, ‘rescue dog of the year’ competition, tombola, games, stalls, a barbecue and refreshments.

Kennel and cattery supervisor … Continue reading…

A three-legged cat from Macclesfield who went missing for a month has been reunited with her family – after she was found 45 miles away in Liverpool.

Brandy, an 11-year-old tabby and white cat who had a leg amputated when she was two, was reunited with her worried family thanks to her microchip.

Owner Tracy Lake, of Nicholson Avenue, in Hurdsfield, Macclesfield, said she feared the worst after Brandy, who has been a house cat for the last three years, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat and her four kittens were dumped in a plastic container in Coventry woodland.

The tabby cat and her kittens – three females and one male, all two weeks old – were found by a member of the public in Cawston Woods, off Cawston Lane, on Wednesday last week (13 April).

Alongside them in the plastic container was a plastic lunchbox with cat food in it.

They have now been taken into … Continue reading…