The RSPCA is appealing for information after the body of a cat in a pet carrier was pulled out of a pool of water on a worksite in a Staffordshire town.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity yesterday after the distressing find in a manmade lagoon on a worksite in Sutton Avenue, in Silverdale, Newcastle-under-Lyme.

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin, who is investigating, said: “The worksite is completely fenced off so whoever did this would have had … Continue reading…

Four stunning sparrowhawk chicks have been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after the “balls of fluff” were found on the ground in Llanelli, away from their nesting place.

A member of the public found the chicks on Wednesday (28 June), putting them in a cardboard box and confining them, before they were collected by the RSPCA.

The cute chicks were provided temporary care by the charity in a heated cage, fed with zoolyte, before being transported to a specialist wildlife facility … Continue reading…

An urgent appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru following fears of up to 20 possible cat poisonings in a Pembrokeshire village.

The charity is investigating, after two Cilgerran cats were put to sleep at Priory Vets in Cardigan, having been found to have acute kidney failure – which vets believed to be a consequence of poisoning.

A third cat died at the veterinary practice the previous weekend, exhibiting similar symptoms.

Worryingly the death of the three cats … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a group of teenagers attacked an elderly cat in broad daylight in a Derby street.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA yesterday after witnessing the incident at 4.20pm yesterday (Thursday 29 June) in Coleman Street, Alvaston.

RSPCA inspector Sarah Gardner said: “The group of teenagers – there were 11 of them, of which two were girls – had surrounded the cat and were throwing bottles and cans at him, clearly tormenting … Continue reading…

Six schools have shone the spotlight on who has responsibility for animal welfare, in the landmark setting of the old National Assembly for Wales debating chamber.

Llantwit Major Comprehensive, St Richard Gwyn RC High (Barry), Builth Wells High, Cardiff High, Cardinal Newman RC (Rhydyfelin), and Lewis School Pengam all took part in RSPCA Cymru’s annual ‘Great Debate’ event, on Friday 23 June.

The Siambr Hywel debate focuses on six groups who all have a role in promoting and protecting the … Continue reading…