An RSPCA Cymru appeal for information has been launched following reports that a number of cats in the Abercynon area have gone missing.

The charity has been contacted after a male tabby and white cat, named Monty, went missing from Lock Street in the area on July 25 – and has not been found.

Enquiries from the animal’s owner suggest numerous other cats from the surrounding streets have gone missing, prompting concern as to what has happened to them. It … Continue reading…

Two dumped rats were found abandoned in a filthy cage in Newport, without food or water.

RSPCA Cymru was notified after the rats were spotted by a member of the public on a grass verge, in the Moorland Park area of the city.

The rats, one of which is grey, and the other white, were spotted at 9.30am on 24 September, and were not at the location the previous evening.

An RSPCA officer collected the rats, and took them for Continue reading…

A special pet blessing service will take place in Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday (October 8).

The annual event takes place at St Tydfil’s Old Parish Church on Lower High Street in the town, and gets underway at 3pm.

Sunday’s blessing is run in conjunction with the RSPCA’s Glamorgan North and East branch, with the Church collecting funds for the local RSPCA charity at the event.

The event falls on the first Sunday after the Feast Day of St. Francis of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after some chickens were attacked at an allotment in Chester-le-Street by a ‘group of youths’.

The incident happened on the evening of Friday 8 September at allotments off Waldridge Lane in Waldridge.

 

RSPCA inspector Terri Ann Fannon said: “This was a terrible incident where chickens were tortured and some of them killed, seemingly for the pleasure of a group of youths.

“We understand that around a dozen young people – who were boys … Continue reading…

Dog owners from across Newport and beyond are invited to a special autumnal photo shoot at the RSPCA’s Adoption Centre, at Pets at Home, on Saturday (October 7).

The event, taking place at the Newport store at the Mendalgief Retail Park on Docks Way, allows dogs and their families to have a professional photograph taken, and enjoy a series of fun-filled activities.

Dogs, and their owners, will be snapped by professional photographer Freya Whittington, with a 5 x 7 photograph … Continue reading…