A Caerphilly MP has experienced a day in the life of an RSPCA inspector to gain an insight into calls that the animal welfare charity deal with on a day to day basis.

Wayne David MP accompanied RSPCA inspector Sophie Daniels while she dealt with a number of routine calls across the Caerphilly area on Friday (19 January).
Throughout the course of a busy day, they responded to incidents including an abandonment and he was also present when some dogs … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dog with a severe injury to his foot was found in Cardiff.
The tan Saluki dog was seen straying on St Mellon’s Road, Marshfield, on Friday (19 January).
RSPCA inspector Izzy Hignell said: “This poor dog has a severe injury on his foot, which must have been causing him a considerable amount of pain and discomfort.
“He has been taken to the vets where he is receiving treatment, and the vet believed … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two rabbits were dumped at the side of the road at Abergele.
They were found on Rhuddlan Road yesterday (21 January) at around 1.10pm, loose on an access road to a recycling centre.
RSPCA inspector Andy Broadbent said: “The rabbits were spotted by a passer by and then helpfully captured by staff from the nearby recycling centre.
“It appears that they have been abandoned as they were left with cabbage leaves, which were … Continue reading…

A Wrexham cat faces the shocking prospect of potentially having his leg amputated after getting caught in an illegal gin trap.

The male ginger cat – named Tigger Bob – returned to his Maelor Avenue home in Penycae, with the device trapped to his leg.

It is unclear who put the trap down, or the circumstances behind how the poor cat came to be caught by the gin trap. The incident is believed to have taken place on Wednesday (17 … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched after the discovery of a French bulldog in the Splott area of Cardiff with a large bleeding mammary tumour on her left-side.

The dog was found by a member of the public on Wednesday (17 January), and taken in by the local authority. A veterinarian gave the dog antibiotics, and a full examination.

A microchip was detected on the dog – but, following RSPCA investigations, it has emerged the details do not appear … Continue reading…