School pupils from across Wales have swapped their classroom for the National Assembly for Wales’ Siambr Hywel – putting the topic of animal welfare under the spotlight.

Ysgol Plasmawr (Cardiff), Pembroke School (Pembrokeshire), Builth Wells High (Powys), Cardiff High (Cardiff), Ysgol Bryn Tawe (Swansea) and Ysgol Rhydywaun (Rhondda Cynon Taf) all took part in RSPCA Cymru’s annual ‘Great Debate’ event in Cardiff on Friday (22 June).

Schools had come through regional heats to reach the Siambr Hywel finale; the debate … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was seriously injured by a suspected gin tap near Llandysul.

Ilka dragged herself home with a horrific leg injury, and managed to get back to her garden where her shocked owners found her. They took her straight to the vets, where she was given immediate treatment. Sadly, due to her serious injury her leg was amputated.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben said: “Poor Ilka has suffered tremendously and must have ripped herself … Continue reading…

Little Gracie  was taken to RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital where she is receiving emergency treatment

The RSPCA is appealing to the public to help find the owner of an elderly cocker spaniel dog who was found collapsed in a park in Bushy Park London on Sunday 24 of June.

Gracie, named by the staff,  was found by a kind-hearted member of the public who took her to the RSPCA Putney Animal Hospital.

She was collapsed and suffering from heart failure … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has urged pet owners and farmers to keep their animals cool in the summer heat as temperatures rocket to 29C in some parts of Wales this week.

The weather has been hotting up over the past few days with temperatures set to soar up to 29C in some areas. Whilst we may enjoy the hotter weather, some of our pets and other animals may struggle in the heat.

RSPCA Cymru superintendent Martyn Hubbard said: “There is a very … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information to track down the owner of a skinny mare which it has removed from a field in Swanley, Kent.

The RSPCA, police and an independent vet attended the field Beechenlea Lane, on Thursday 14 June, following reports of a collapsed mare by a concerned member of the public. 

The police seized the horse, which was then placed into RSPCA care. She has been taken to a private boarding facility where she is receiving urgent … Continue reading…