RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a number of “worrying” cat attacks in the Ffestiniog area in Gwynedd.

The animal welfare charity was called by a cat owner after four of their pet cats were found with injuries over a two week period.

The owner first noticed one of her cats had a swollen and sore base of its tail and they assumed it must have had it caught in a door accidentally. Then a few days later, another … Continue reading…

A mischievous cat has taken a Comet goldfish from a pond and taken it back to his home in Barry.

The fish – which is around four to six inches long – was found by the owner of the cat who brought it to their Pontypridd Road house on 24 March.

Luckily the goldfish had not been injured – apart from a few claw/tooth wounds but will hopefully make a full recovery – and was placed into a container with … Continue reading…

An injured and unwell cat has been reunited with her owner – NINE years after she went missing.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Cooper was called to rescue the injured cat from Rectory Close, Sarn, Bridgend, and on arrival was concerned about her general health.

Inspector Cooper said: “She looked extremely old, was very matted and was wobbly on her legs. She also appeared to have some problems with her vision.

“I scanned her and to my surprise she was microchipped and … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is launching an appeal for information after a horse was found collapsed in Aberfan near Merthyr Tydfil.

The distressed mare was found by a member of the public in a field behind Bryngoleu, who then contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Cooper attended and a vet was called out to assess her condition.

Inspector Cooper said: “This poor horse was clearly in a bad way – she was underweight and had a fractured pelvis.

“A vet on site … Continue reading…

A much-loved cat has been put to sleep on humane grounds after being shot in York.


Biscuit, an eight-month-old ginger tom cat, was found severely injured in the garden of a neighbour’s house, a few doors from his home on Almsford Road, on Monday night (18 March).


He was rushed to a local vet practice where x-rays showed a metal air rifle pellet lodged in his spine. Paralysed from the hips down and in immense pain, the difficult … Continue reading…