The RSPCA today urges horse lovers to rehome from them as they rescued 163 horses in Wales last year due to the ongoing equine crisis.

As part of the animal welfare charity’s special rehoming drive Adoptober, new figures have been released showing that although 328 horses were found new homes last year across England and Wales, 886 remain in the charity’s specialist equine centres and private boarding stables.

In Wales, Monmouthshire (46) and Carmarthenshire (44) topped the table on the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was found in a pet carrier – abandoned on a pavement in Cardiff.

The cat – which is now in RSPCA care – was found on 26 September at around 6pm on Lionel Road in Cardiff.
The black cat, which is a non-neutered male aged around two to three years old, was found in a grey plastic cat carrier.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “He was taken to the RSPCA Merthyr … Continue reading…

A young seal has found herself in quite an unusual predicament – on top of a 50 metre high sea cliff at Abercastle.

A member of the public spotted the seal on Sunday (29 September) and a call was made to the RSPCA.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Ellie West said: “We walked quite a way along the coastal path onto the cliff top where we found the seal pup that is estimated to be just over a month old…. Continue reading…

RSPCA national centres and branches in Wales found new homes for – on average – more than one rescue dog every single day in 2018, as the animal welfare charity launches Adoptober to find even more second chance of happiness for man’s best friend.

Almost 400 dogs were rehomed in 2018, with more than 2,000 animals in total rehomed by the RSPCA in Wales in 2018, including from animal centres and by the charity’s network of independent branches across the … Continue reading…