RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following reports of cat poisonings on Waun Las in Neath.

The charity has been informed that Oreo, a black and white cat approximately two years old, lost his life on 17 March following a suspected poisoning.

A local veterinary practice said that Oreo had symptoms consistent with a poisoning, and sadly he had to be put to sleep.

Worryingly, RSPCA Cymru has also been made aware of two other poisoning incidences on the same … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and Gwent Police are appealing for information after the body of a male dog was found discarded in a Brynmawr reservoir.

The body of the dog was found – by a member of the public – in the Brynmawr Reservoir, off Warwick Road, on 27 March. It is thought the dog may have been a bulldog.

It was bloated, suggesting the bulldog may have been in the water for a number of days.

A police officer moved the … Continue reading…

Residents in central Cardiff have been invited to help give animals a voice and support RSPCA Cymru campaigns at the upcoming Cathays Fair.

The charity will be in attendance at the event on Sunday 2 March, between 2pm and 5pm – showcasing many of their animal welfare campaigns.

RSPCA Cymru will join local businesses, faith groups, schools, voluntary groups and others at the community event.

The event is hosted by Cathays Compass, and takes place on the pedestrianised area in … Continue reading…

A cat has been rescued in incredible circumstances in the Neath area – after becoming wedged between a wall and a wooden fence.

The black cat had got stuck in a gap only 2.5 inches in width, and was unable to move free. The trapped moggy had been spotted by a member of the public in the Skewen area of the town.

RSPCA Cymru attended, and worked with the caller to release the cat – with the wooden fence pushed … Continue reading…

More successful animal welfare prosecutions were secured by RSPCA Cymru in 2016 than in each of the previous two calendar years – with a “catalogue of cruelty” brought before court rooms across the country.

RSPCA Cymru is calling on the public to support the introduction of an Offender Register for those who have been convicted of animal abuse and disqualified from keeping them, to act as a further deterrent to many of the horrendous acts committed across Wales. It is … Continue reading…