RSPCA Cymru is excited by the prospect of a “positive few years” for animal welfare, as the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths delivers an update to the National Assembly for Wales on her plans for the sector.

The Cabinet Secretary today (13 November) updated Assembly Members on the Welsh Government’s plans for animal welfare – including on proposals to potentially ban third party puppy and kitten sales, the importance of Wales being a “free-range nation” and CCTV in … Continue reading…

Luckily little RSPCA rescue cat Fred could be reunited with his owners thanks to his microchip

Mechanics were given a huge surprise when they opened up the bonnet of a car and discovered a cat stuck in the engine peering back at them.

The staff at Wimbledon Service Centre had just had the car brought in for a service, and had popped it on the ramp to check it over.

However when they opened the bonnet a terrified little Fred … Continue reading…

The RSPCA mobile neutering clinic has been helping cat owners since its launch in April 2001

The RSPCA is celebrating after a mobile clinic set up to help pet owners in the South East has neutered its 18,000th cat.

 

Patient Dipper, was born in RSPCA care after his mum Izzie was collected by an RSPCA inspector, when she was heavily pregnant.

Fortunately Dipper and his mum were subsequently rehomed by  Portia Aveling who had brought Dipper in to be … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the launch of revised Codes of Practices for equines and dogs.

The codes – which have been launched by the Welsh Government – were re-drafted by members of The Animal Welfare Network for Wales (AWNW) – the sector council for animals in Wales since 2006 – which the RSPCA is the founding member of.

Under the Animal Welfare Act 2006, the Welsh Government can publish a range of codes relating to animal welfare to ensure that … Continue reading…

Get your tickets now for a special Christmas concert in Caldicot!

RSPCA Gwent Branch is holding a festive evening full of fun and laughs at the Choir Hall in Caldicot on Saturday 8 December. Compere for the festive evening will be Radio Wales’ Chris Needs and music will be provided by the Severn Tunnel Brass Band, and guitarist Chris Moreton.

The evening, which will include a raffle, Christmas carols and Welsh humour, will run from 7pm to 9.30pm. The bar … Continue reading…