Two cats were left alone in a filthy Port Talbot property for two weeks – costing one his life – in a “shocking example” of animal neglect, with the defendant handed a suspended prison sentence.

Celia Hart, aged 54, of Geifr Road, Margam, Port Talbot, pleaded guilty to two Animal Welfare Act offences at Swansea Magistrates Court and was sentenced on Tuesday (24 April).

Her two cats – Domino and Moses – were left alone in the home, described by … Continue reading…

The decomposing and potentially burned body of a rabbit has been found dumped in a cage on a Caerphilly business park, prompting an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after a member of the public found the cage off Van Road in the town yesterday (26 April).

The rabbit was found in a metal-barred cage, with the animal’s body very decomposed – comprising “little more than fur and bones”.

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The importance of microchipping pets has been highlighted by RSPCA Cymru, after a cat missing for more than FOUR MONTHS was reunited with his owner in Pontyclun.

RSPCA Cymru was notified after a cat was seen limping on Ely Street in the town on 16 April.

The injured cat was confined by a member of the public, before an RSPCA officer attended the scene to collect the animal.

It was found the male cat, named Gwynno, was microchipped – and … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a horse suffered severe chemical burns in what’s thought to have been a deliberate attack.

 

The filly – thought to be aged around eight months old – is being treated for injuries to her head, as well as lice, internal parasites and anaemia at a vet practice in North Yorkshire, after being found with the injuries in Clowne, Derbyshire.

RSPCA inspector Keith Ellis said: “The injuries sustained by this poor horse are … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after an eight-month-old kitten was found shot in Cardiff.

The kitten’s owners were shocked to find that a pellet had gone straight through her body when she returned home injured on Saturday (21 April) and reported the shocking incident to RSPCA Cymru.

Luckily, the kitten named Honey, was not fatally hurt but has sustained injuries to her left side. Her owners took her straight away to the vets and is receiving veterinary treatment.

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