RSPCA Cymru is appealing for witnesses after a kitten was dropped out of a moving car window at a roundabout in Pontypool.

A witness who has already spoken to the RSPCA say they saw a kitten dropped from a car on the roundabout between the A4043 and A472 on 30 June at around 4.23pm. The kitten could be seen in the middle of the busy road by the cars, with drivers spotting to attend to the young cat.

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RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dog with extremely matted fur – whose face was not even visible under the fur – was found straying in Ystrad Mynach.

The small shih tzu was found on Monday (15 July) and taken to a nearby vet for immediate treatment where the dog was clipped and put on pain relief medication. The RSPCA were then notified about her condition.

RSPCA inspector David Milborrow, who is making enquiries about this dog, said: … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru officers rescued more than 8,000 animals in 2018 – covering a massive 188 different animal species – ranging from an African grey parrot to a polecat.

The charity’s Annual Summary for Wales – launched today (17 July) – has revealed that the RSPCA inspectorate rescued 8,006 animals – including pets, farm animals and wildlife – throughout 2018, amounting on average to 22 animals rescued each and every day.

The wide ranging list of species ranges from one African … Continue reading…

Remarkable photographs show the moment a gull was rescued from a Heath property in Cardiff, with his wing impaled on a television aerial.

Officers from RSPCA Cymru were alerted after the gull was spotted – approximately 25-feet from the ground – trapped on the aerial of a Rhydhelig Avenue property in the Welsh capital on Saturday 6 July.

The RSPCA enlisted the help of firefighters from the South Wales Fire & Rescue Service, who attended from the nearby Whitchurch Fire … Continue reading…

This Guinea Pig Appreciation Day (Tuesday 16 July) the RSPCA highlights the plight of neglected guinea pigs with 69 calls from Wales coming through to its cruelty line about guinea pigs last year.

The RSPCA’s 24-hour cruelty line received 69 calls last year in Wales regarding concerns for the welfare of guinea pigs and so far in 2019 there have been 45 calls (up to July 8). Last year there were 1,250 calls across England and Wales.

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