RSPCA Cymru has been meeting with thousands of show-goers, as the annual Royal Welsh Show continues.

The charity will be at the Royal Welsh Show throughout the week, with the annual agricultural show concluding at close of play on Thursday 27 July.

Show goers are being urged to back a petition supporting the establishment of an Animal Offender Register for Wales, with the charity receiving a “hugely positive reception” to the idea.

It is hoped a register of offenders will … Continue reading…

Springwatch presenter Chris Packham is calling for young people to get snapping during the school holidays and enter their photos into the RSPCA’s Young Photographer Awards.  

Whether it’s a bug, a bird or a big, beautiful mammal, it’s a fun way to spend some time during the holidays, photos of any kinds of wildlife and animals are welcome.

And for the first time there will be a prize given for the best photograph taken on a mobile phone.

In 2016, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a 12-week-old puppy who could barely stand was abandoned at the side of a road in Buckinghamshire.

The brown-and-white terrier was found by a member of the public in Gladstone Road, Chesham, at approximately 6.45pm on Wednesday (19 July).

A man and a woman in a silver Mercedes Sprinter van were seen dumping the puppy before speeding away.

The dog’s feet were covered in faeces and urine and his breathing was shallow when … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was thrown out of a moving car in broad daylight.

A member of the public witnessed the incident at 12.10pm on Wednesday 5 July, in Pooles Lane, in Willenhall, in the West Midlands.

Sadly, the female ginger and white cat – thought to be around 10 years old – was put to sleep by a vet to prevent further suffering.

RSPCA inspector Rob Crutchley, who is investigating the incident, said: “The … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is inviting people to visit a cattery in Cheshire after a drop in the number of potential adopters.

Last month, nine people adopted a cat from Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire – a decrease from this time last year, when 15 adopted from the cattery.

It comes after only 73 adoptions have been made this year – compared to 98 for the same period last year.

Lee Stewart, manager of the centre, said: “It’s really difficult to … Continue reading…