RSPCA charity shop staff were delighted to receive a cheque for £200 from the Asda store in Queensferry.

The RSPCA charity shop in Shotton was nominated and selected for Asda Queensferry’s Community Life Charity.

As one of three local charities chosen for the January and February round, customers voted using Asda’s green token system.

RSPCA Shotton shop was then chosen as the winner and received a cheque for £200.

Shop manager of the Chester Road West store, Cath Wilcock, said: … Continue reading…

In the 700 days Bia has been in the RSPCA’s care, she has seen hundreds of dogs come and go – but the friendly Staffordshire bull terrier is still looking for someone to adopt her as their own.

Three-year-old Bia arrived in the RSPCA’s care in 2014 as a puppy after she was found in a severely neglected state in a back garden.

Now she is at the RSPCA’s Blackberry Farm animal centre, in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, where staff have tried … Continue reading…

CAT owners in Shotton are being urged to be cautious after two cats died from suspected poisoning.

The two cats named Ernie and Lou Lou, who were from the Mill View Road area, belonged to the same owner. They were rushed to the vets, where sadly they were found to be in such a bad state of health they were put to sleep on veterinary advice.

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies said: “Tragically they both fell ill within the same day. … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after an underweight and frail cat was found at a golf course in Newport.

The black and white young cat was found walking on the grounds of The Celtic Manor Resort on Sunday (3 April).

RSPCA deputy chief inspector Gemma Black said: “A cat collar and a dog’s lead were found next to the cat so she may have well been with an owner, but there are no houses nearby.

“We think the cat … Continue reading…

A swan has been returned to the wild after he was injured with fishing litter.

The swan was spotted at Dyffryn in The Vale of Glamorgan with a leg injury and was reported to the RSPCA.

RSPCA chief inspector Elaine Spence said: “This swan had a nasty injury on his right leg.

“The fishing line had gone around four or five times around his leg and it had dug straight in. The wound was also healing over the fishing line…. Continue reading…