A three-legged cat believed to have been poisoned was found on Wrexham Industrial Estate.

RSPCA Cymru was notified after the collapsed black and white adult cat was found by a passer-by on Wednesday (13 February), having a fit.

The animal welfare charity rushed the cat to a local independent veterinary practice – who sadly made the decision to put the cat to sleep to prevent further suffering. A microchip was not evident, meaning the RSPCA have – as of yet … Continue reading…

A severely injured juvenile grey seal who was found with orange plastic netting embedded in his neck is being cared for at RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre.

It’s now one month since the seal, named Suffolk Punch*, was rescued from Horsey Gap in Norfolk on Friday 11 January,  in a joint operation between local charities Friends of Horsey Seals and Marine and Wildlife Rescue.

The orange plastic netting was embedded in his neck, and like other netted seals that have … Continue reading…

A man from County Durham has been given a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping animals for life after a prosecution case brought by the RSPCA.


Chris Adam (D.O.B 04.10.92) of The Avenue, Coxhoe appeared before South Shields Magistrates’ Court on Friday (8 February).


At an earlier hearing he had pleaded guilty to four offences* under the Animal Welfare Act 2006 relating to a nine-month-old female spaniel called Lola and an adult female crossbreed called Charlie.

The … Continue reading…

An RSPCA officer arrived to their van after tending to horse welfare issues – only to find their windscreen had been smashed in broad daylight.

RSPCA inspector Christine McNeil returned to her van on Wentloog Avenue in Cardiff, last Thursday (7 February), to find the act of vandalism had been committed. The windscreen was smashed between 5pm and 5.30pm.

The animal welfare charity say the incident underlines the “challenging, difficult conditions and circumstances” which they face while on the frontline … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dead dog was found buried in woodland in Newport.

RSPCA inspector Emma Smith was approached by a walker when she was visiting RSPCA Newport Animal Centre who alerted her to the sad discovery.

The walker then showed her where the dog had been found – on a woodland walk a few minutes away from the Hartridge Road animal centre down a trail which was adjacent to a golf club.

Inspector Smith said: … Continue reading…