RSPCA Cymru has renewed calls to restrict the private use of fireworks to particular dates in a bid to reduce the fear and distress caused to many animals throughout the year.

Limiting the use of fireworks to agreed traditional dates – such as Guy Fawkes/Bonfire Night, New Year’s Eve, Chinese New Year and Diwali – would be “good news” for animals, according to the charity’s welfare experts.

RSPCA Cymru also believes reducing the noise of fireworks available for sale to … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru amid fears a heron was shot in the Buckley area.

RSPCA officers were called after the lethargic heron was spotted by a member of the public in their back garden, at Brickfields in the town.

The heron was collected by the RSPCA today (26 January), and taken to specialist wildlife facilities – where close inspection has led to fears the animal was shot, due to the discovery of a suspected … Continue reading…

Little Pope was found in Bromley and then taken to a local vet

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog thought to be only 18 months old was abandoned in Pope Road, Bromley on 11 January.

Poor Pope was found by a member of the public who took him to a nearby vet, who in turn contacted the RSPCA.

Pope had a broken back leg, the cause of which is unknown, as there were no other physical signs … Continue reading…

Two long-stay rabbits at the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre are hoping St Dwynwen’s Day will inspire loving new owners to offer them the perfect forever home.

People across Wales, and beyond, will be celebrating on 25 January – on the day considered Wales’ own equivalent of St Valentine’s Day. Rabbit duo Sutton and Lindy Hop hope the annual event will bring them to the attention of prospective loving new owners.

Lindy Hop has been in the RSPCA’s care since late … Continue reading…

A cat has been reunited with her owners after becoming trapped on a river bank in Ammanford for several days.

It is believed that the one-eyed ginger cat had been stuck for at least two days on the river at Bonllwyn in Ammanford. She was becoming weak from trying to stop herself from falling in the water, which had been rising due to the heavy rainfall.

Thankfully following a rescue operation, she was successfully removed from the bank of the … Continue reading…