RSPCA Cymru has launched its “most important campaign in a generation”, which aims to transform modern-day society’s treatment of animals for generations to come.

Generation Kind is the RSPCA’s ambitious new programme, teaching children empathy and respect for animals, with the aim of preventing cruelty and neglect in the future.

The scheme’s launch comes amid the changing way children are being exposed to images of animal abuse through social media. RSPCA Cymru has revealed that more than 300 instances* of … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was shot by an air gun for a SECOND time in Rhoose.

The black cat, named Sooty – from Odyn’s Fee, Rhoose – was believed to have been shot sometime in the first week of October, and after visiting the vets on Friday October 5 a pellet was found in his stomach.

Sooty’s owner Sarah Warren said they were so “shocked” and were “heartbroken” for Sooty to have been injured in … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is investigating and urgently appealing for witnesses after a puppy was dumped in a kennel with the decomposing bodies of her two siblings, in a case which has been described by an RSPCA inspector as one of the “most distressing” she has seen.

The terrified and poorly dog was found by a member of the public in Grange Road North, Runcorn, on Tuesday (9 October).

Inspector Lisa Lupson, who is investigating for the animal welfare charity and described … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an appeal for information after TWO hamsters were found abandoned at a Merthyr Tydfil property.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were contacted after a shocked member of the public found a hamster on their doorstep at 9.20am on Tuesday (9 October), on Tramroad Terrace in the South Wales town.

There was a little bit of sawdust in the Groundwork-branded box, but no food or drink. The words “hamster inside” were scrawled across the top of … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an extremely emaciated staffie was found abandoned in North Shields.

The white Staffordshire Bull Terrier, named Ayma by the veterinary staff, is so thin all of her ribs are visible and she is unable to stand or walk.

She was discovered by a member of the public at about 6am this morning (Friday, 12 October) on a grassy embankment near Howden Road, close to the A187 in North Shields.

RSPCA inspector Cathy Maddison, … Continue reading…