RSPCA Cymru is issuing a warning of the dangers of litter after a duck was found with a plastic ring stuck around his head and beak.

Tragically the hybrid duck, who was spotted at a lake by Cwmcelyn Road, Blaina, Abertillery, was so severely injured he was put to sleep at the scene to prevent further suffering.

RSPCA Cymru received a call on 6 February by a concerned member of the public who had seen the duck with a plastic … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has decreed today (Wednesday 14 February) as a “momentous day for animals” as the Welsh Government confirms its plan to bring forward legislation to ban the use of wild animals in circuses.

The animal welfare charity has led the campaign on this issue for some two decades – with over 9,000 signing an RSPCA petition urging action.

Polling, too, has consistently demonstrated a clear will for action – with 74% of people within Wales supporting a ban on … Continue reading…

Can you help find a perfect, loving home for pretty Purdy this Saint Valentine’s Day?

Sweetheart Purdy, a ginger and white domestic shorthair crossbreed – is one of the most affectionate cats RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre have ever had in their care.

Sadly her owner wasn’t able to care for her and was abandoned at the centre in October.

Centre manager Mel Kermode said: “We named her Purdy after her wonderful affectionate purring.

“She has no tail but it does … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a body of a British bulldog was found dumped in a skip in Newport.

The tan and white female dog was sadly found in a skip outside a property at Riverside, Newport at around 12pm on Friday (9 February). She was wrapped up in a black bag and a green recycling bag.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “The caller who made this upsetting discovery believes that the dog may have been put there … Continue reading…

The Welsh Government cabinet secretary responsible for animal welfare swapped her spot at the cabinet table for the passenger seat of an RSPCA inspectorate van yesterday (Thursday February 8).

Lesley Griffiths AM, the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs, joined RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas on calls across North East Wales.

A number of calls were dealt with across the region – including giving advice to a horse owner about the environment their animal was being kept in, an … Continue reading…