RSPCA Cymru is urgently seeking to reunite a cat, found in the Merthyr area with a ruptured eye, with her family.

The tortoiseshell cat was first spotted by a members of the public in the Glasier Road area of the town, straying, in November 2016. Locals kept a look out for her, providing temporary care and food.

However, the condition of the cat – still straying – worsened significantly in the weeks which followed, with her eye appearing both bloody … Continue reading…

The majority of the 950 million chickens farmed each year in the UK for food are bred to grow so fast millions of them are dangerously heavy for their age, struggle to walk properly and can suffer from heart defects, according to the RSPCA.

The issue – which will be highlighted by Jamie Oliver and Jimmy Doherty on Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast (Channel 4, 27 January, 8pm) – is considered the most serious welfare problem facing chickens today … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is issuing advice on what to do if you come across a seal after a number of alarming incidents along the Yorkshire Coast recently, including one where a seal was injured by a dog.

 

The seal was collected from Flamborough on Monday (23 January) and is now receiving treatment.

 

RSPCA inspector Claire Little said: “We had been monitoring the seal for two days – an officer had been out to check on it on Saturday and … Continue reading…

Four tiny dead puppies have been found in a Salvation Army clothing bank in Bridgend.

The pups were found in the bank at a Co-op shop, at the Square, in Pencoed on Saturday 21 January, after being found by a member of the public.

RSPCA Cymru is urging anyone who may have any information about the incident to contact the charity.

It is unclear what breed the puppies are due to their tender age – and it is possible they … Continue reading…

A man who assisted RSPCA Cymru in the attempted rescue of an injured gull by utilising his model boat has been thanked by the charity.

The RSPCA was called on 16 January, following reports of an injured bird at Cold Knap, in Barry.

An RSPCA inspector arrived to find a gull, swimming in the Cold Knap lake but appearing to struggle, while in obvious distress.

The location of the bird would have meant the RSPCA having to leave the scene … Continue reading…