An unwell and emaciated ginger cat has been found in the Pontypool area.

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information, after the male cat was spotted by a member of the public in the Griffithstown area of the town.

The cat was not microchipped, so RSPCA Cymru is eagerly seeking to trace an owner for the animal, and to find out how he came to be in such a worrying and emaciated state.

Members of the local community with any relevant … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is renewing pleas for people to come forward after a dog’s body with a bag of cement around his neck was pulled out of a canal in Bootle.

The animal welfare charity issued an appeal for information after the body was found in a canal in Litherland Road on Saturday, 6 May. Tied around the dog’s neck with blue rope was a Head rucksack which was filled with the bags of cement.

Despite media coverage, no one came … Continue reading…

As the Uefa Champions League finals come to South Wales, RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is urgently seeking a new home for a football-loving dog.

George, a tan and white cross breed, is seeking a second chance of happiness after coming into RSPCA care. His previous owner was prosecuted for Animal Welfare Act offences.

The dog was collected by a local authority dog warden in December, at which time his ribs, spine and hips were visible, he was covered in urine, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru rescued 1,843 cats throughout Wales during 2016, and the charity is bracing itself for an “influx” into its centres over the summer months.

Newly-released data suggests the RSPCA is rescuing more than five cats across Wales every single day, and the traditionally busiest period of the year is now to follow for the charity.

The summer period is typically considered ‘kitten season’ – and, sadly, this can mean an influx of cats and kittens at RSPCA centres.

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Five dead ponies have been found dumped in a Pentyrch ditch – with a pair of trainers potentially offering a clue as to who abandoned their bodies.

The shocking discovery, on Tyn-Y-Coed Road, has prompted an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information, with a pair of blue Adidas trainers found at the scene potentially linked to the incident.

A South Wales Police officer found the equine bodies on 27 May. None of the animals had microchips or could be identified to … Continue reading…