RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after three kittens were found dumped in a cardboard box on the side of the road just outside Ffostrasol, Ceredigion.

Sadly two of the kittens found in the box were found dead and only one had survived. They were found by a passer-by in a layby on Sunday (11 September). The box was sealed but they heard meowing.

RSPCA inspector Holly Brown said: “These kittens were literally dumped like rubbish on the side of … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a ginger-and-white cat was found dead with suspicious injuries.

The body of the one year-old cat, named Ernie, was found on the doorstep of his owner’s house at Tintern Street, Canton, Cardiff on Monday (12 September). A passer-by had discovered him on Cowbridge Road East inbetween two parked cars and returned him to his owner’s address, in a box with his collar on top.

Ernie’s owners took his body to the vets following … Continue reading…

An RSPCA officer was called after reports of a baby crocodile being spotted at the side of a road in Cheshire – which turned out to be a realistic-looking plastic toy.

The animal welfare charity were contacted after the crocodile-like shape was spotted at the side of the A54, near Oakmere Road, in Winsford, on Friday (9 September).

Animal Collection Officer Lauren Bradshaw said when she arrived and saw the figure, she too thought initially that it was alive as … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is pleased to announce the winners of RSPCA Cymru’s Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards 2016.

This year, a record 16 awards were achieved by 14 organisations across Wales in four categories – stray dog provision, contingency planning, housing provision and animal establishment licensing; with bronze, silver and gold standards awarded, depending on the level of service provided by the authority or organisation.

Five organisations across Wales have attained a gold award this year – more than ever … Continue reading…

The RSPCA was called to rescue an unexpected visitor at Hertfordshire County Council’s offices – a tiny bat who had become trapped in a stairwell.

The animal welfare charity received the call on Thursday (8 September) from a member of staff at the council building in Pegs Lane, to report the stranded pipistrelle bat which was unable to get out due to a lack of windows.

When RSPCA Animal Collection Officer Kate Wright arrived, she found the bat – who … Continue reading…