RSPCA Cymru has issued a warning to pet owners following a string of reported cat poisonings within the South Wales East area.

Annie Simmonds, RSPCA inspector, has been responding to incidents in Crumlin, Newbridge, and in Pontllanfraith, near Blackwood.

It was reported to the RSPCA that in mid-December, three cats had died in the Rhymney Street area of Pontllanfraith, Blackwood. They lost their lives on 14 December, 15 December and 21 December respectively, with two of the deaths confirmed by … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young, poorly foal covered in faeces was found straying in Rugby.

The animal welfare charity was contacted on Saturday 18 February by a woman who found the young colt in Millers Lane, in Monks Kirby, Rugby, after he nearly got hit by a vehicle while straying on the road.

The horse, thought to be around six months old, was underweight, lethargic, in poor body condition and had an infection on his genitals … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after inspectors spotted three men thought to be intending to carry out makeshift surgery on a dog in an allotment yesterday (23 February 2017.)

 

Two RSPCA inspectors and a Local Authority Animal Welfare Officer were driving past the Catchgate Allotments near Swan Street in Stanley, County Durham, yesterday morning on an unrelated job when they spotted the men holding surgical equipment and standing over the dog.

 

Jumping out of the vehicle to … Continue reading…

A cat found injured and alone on Saint Valentine’s Day has been reunited with his owner after they spent four and a half months apart, with RSPCA Cymru helping to deliver an amazing South Wales love story.

The cat, who it was later discovered is called Shadow, was reported to the RSPCA on Valentine’s Day, after he was seen staggering, in the Chepstow Road area of Newport.

Shadow had an injured left hind and an old wound on his chest, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of an emaciated horse was dumped in a Shropshire village.

The female horse, thought to be aged around a year old, was found by a shocked member of the public on Saturday (18 February) at the side of the B4364, in Cleobury North.

RSPCA inspector Dave McCartney, who is investigating, said: “The horse was clearly in a bad way when she was dumped. As she was not microchipped, we don’t know … Continue reading…