An appeal for information has been launched by the RSPCA, following reports of two fatal anti-freeze cat poisonings in Tonypandy.

The charity has been alerted after two cats, from the Zion Terrace area of the town, had to be put to sleep on independent veterinary advice, having consumed anti-freeze.

Cat owners in the Tonypandy area have also been urged to be vigilant, understand the symptoms of poisoning, and what action they should take if the worst is feared.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog who is thought to have been used for breeding was found abandoned in a Birmingham street.

A member of the public found the American bulldog in Bolton Road on Friday, 18 August. She was found limping and wandering in the busy road.

RSPCA inspector Kim Charles, who is investigating, said: “We could tell as soon as we looked at her that she had been overbred. Her mammary glands were very large … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a pregnant cat was dumped in a black bin bag inside a taped-up pet carrier in a Birmingham street.

A member of the public came across the meowing cat in an alleyway in St Saviours Road, in Birmingham on Wednesday 16 August.

The tortoiseshell cat, thought to only be around seven months’ old, is now recovering at local animal rescue Ashmore Rescue for Cats, where she has been named Maggie.

RSPCA inspector Mike … Continue reading…

A cat which was abandoned outside a vets is still waiting for a home after 200 days in the RSPCA’s care.

Three-year-old Pearl is the longest-stay cat at the charity’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire. Since she arrived in early February, she has seen 92 other cats be adopted from the centre – but as yet no one has offered her a home.

Lee Stewart, manager of the London Road cattery, said: “It is really difficult to say why … Continue reading…

A terrified feral Carmarthen kitten had a draining experience – before being rescued by RSPCA Cymru!

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public heard a kitten crying loudly in the Pentremeurig Road area of the town, and located the sound to a kerbside drain.

The incident has been labelled “one of the more unusual” rescues one RSPCA officer has dealt with.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Andrew Harris attended the scene, blocked off the kitten’s escape route, … Continue reading…