RSPCA Cymru has rescued a number of tiny Wrexham kittens, which were so young that their umbilical cords were still attached.

The kittens, likely feral, were rescued on separate incidences – with the first two saved by the charity last Tuesday (8 August), and two more on Thursday (10 August).

Last Tuesday,  RSPCA inspectors Kia Thomas and Tim Jones, were called to Wrexham Industrial Estate, where a kitten less than 24-hours-old had been spotted, amid heavy machinery and traffic dangers. … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru teamed-up with a local tree surgeon to rescue a cat trapped 50-feet up a New Inn tree.

The cat was spotted by a member of the public, on Heol Derwen, up a towering giant Ash tree.

RSPCA Cymru enlisted the help of Lee Symes, of Lee Symes Tree Services, who spent 90 minutes on Sunday afternoon (13 August) working to safely remove the torbie-and-white cat from the tree.

The cat is exceptionally friendly, and is doing well after … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two cats belonging to the same family were shot within a week of each other in Liverpool.

Liberty and Shalilah both had to have veterinary treatment as a result of being shot with an air rifle in their head and neck, near to their home in Old Dover Road.

Ten-month-old tortoiseshell Liberty was found collapsed by a dog walker in Rabbit Wood, in Oak Road, at around 2pm on Tuesday 25 July. Her … Continue reading…

An influx of felines has left an RSPCA centre in Shropshire full to the brim and staff are urgently looking for loving new homes for dozens of cats in their care.

RSPCA Gonsal Farm, in Dorrington, is currently home to 52 cats and kittens who are awaiting their forever homes – with a further 30 in private boarding. Staff are concerned that being at full capacity is leaving no space for other rescue cats to come through the doors for … Continue reading…

A cat who was left clinging onto a branch at the top of a 60ft-high tree in windy weather was rescued in a joint operation between the RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity after spotting the puss up the tree in Brackenwood Mews, Wilmslow.

RSPCA Animal Welfare Officer Steve Wickham attended but quickly realised that the fire service would be needed as the cat was so high up.

Steve … Continue reading…