A juvenile female Alabama map turtle has been rescued from a stream in Caerphilly.

Two children are understood to have found the tiny turtle in the stream next to the Asda superstore on Pantygwindy Road in Caerphilly on Wednesday (7 August).

The stray reptile was transported to a local veterinary practice for care and support, before RSPCA officers collected the animal and took her to the International Tortoise Association in Sully.

An appeal for information has now been launched by … Continue reading…

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You too could hold a golf day to raise vital funds for the RSPCA

A Sussex golf club has raised £800 in funds to help the RSPCA continue to rescue more than 100,000 animals a year at the club’s Charity Day.


The Avisford Golf Club in Walberton near Arundel is raising funds for the animal welfare charity after this year’s captain Jayson Walker chose to support the RSPCA throughout the year as well as at their special events. The … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has revealed there were 8,098 calls coming through to its cruelty line in Wales last year with concerns for the welfare of cats – which is almost one every HOUR.

Across England and Wales the charity received more than 100,000 calls and rescues more cats than any other animal whether this is moggies stuck in tight spots, to cats that have been abandoned or neglected and abused.

In Wales, Cardiff, Swansea and Rhondda Cynon Taff received the most … Continue reading…

Purr-haps you are thinking about adopting a pet cat?

If so, RSPCA Cymru is urging you to ‘adopt don’t shop’ and consider rehoming a cat from a rescue centre ahead of International Cat Day (8 August).

Currently RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay has 27 cats looking for their fur-ever homes.

Centre manager Victoria Williams said: “At the moment we do have a large number of cats in our care and would love for them to find their … Continue reading…

Could you provide a home for the adorable Rusty?

Rusty – a gorgeous six-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier – arrived at RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre back in June but he entered into RSPCA care back in April.

RSPCA animal centre manager Victoria Williams said: “Rusty is such a sweetheart – but unfortunately he has struggled adjusting to kennel life.

“At the moment he spends his time residing in the office, keeping a watchful eye on the staff at the centre. Rusty … Continue reading…