Two young kittens have come into the care of the RSPCA, after the deputy manager of Newport Animal Centre spotted the tiny cats dumped in a cat carrier in bushes outside the centre yesterday (5 July). 

Kath Logan, the centre’s deputy manager, made the shock discovery between 5pm and 6pm.

The two kittens – one male and one female – were found bright and alert, and are both doing well in the RSPCA’s care. They are thought to be approximately … Continue reading…

An RSPCA Cymru staff member locked himself in a hot car to experience the dangers dogs face when left in vehicles in warmer conditions.

RSPCA media relations officer Chris O’Brien spent just over 26 minutes locked in a stationary vehicle last Friday (29 June) – and the temperature sky-rocketed from 23.3°C to more than 57°C degrees.

The video – shot over a series of updates – shows the temperature inside the car increase to over 35°C after five minutes, 43.6°C … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has helped reunite a 13-year-old lost cat with their owner, after the feline was found stuck between fencing in Pencoed.

The animal welfare charity was contacted after a member of the public found a collapsed ginger cat trapped between fencing on Hafod Las on 26 June.

An RSPCA officer collected the cat, after the caller freed the animal from her plight. The cat was initially very wobbly after the ordeal; but soon recovered after an assessment at a … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a stray tortoise was found in a back garden in Tycroes, Ammanford.

The tortoise – which an independent vets believe to be a Hermann’s tortoise – was found in the Tycroes Road area on Sunday (1 July) at around 5pm.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Paula Milton said: “The caller very kindly took the tortoise in and was monitored before taking the tortoise to a nearby vets. The tortoise is in a good condition … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is renewing calls to businesses to check any netting daily in case any birds become trapped accidentally.

The call comes after two gulls became trapped in netting on a roof on a business in Penylan, Cardiff on Friday (29 July). One of the gulls had its wing and leg tangled up and was unable to move.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil said: “The netting on the flat roof was accessible and was in a good condition, however, one gull … Continue reading…