The RSPCA is appealing for information after a beloved family pet was fatally shot in Harlow.

Chewit’s heartbroken owners contacted the RSPCA and officers at the charity have now launched an investigation.

It is believed he was shot on Sunday September 13 sometime before 9pm in the area of Churchfield Harlow.

Poor Chewit, who was just over a year old, managed to drag himself home, despite collapsing and bleeding heavily from his side. His devastated family rushed him to a … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has responded to more than 500 equine welfare incidents since Wales went into lockdown in March – with the charity warning that further economic downturn could lead to an impending horse welfare catastrophe.

The warning comes as the charity launches its month-long rehoming drive – Adoptober. An appeal has been launched to experienced horse owners across Wales to consider adding a rescue equine to their family, if they’re in a position to do so.

Across England and … Continue reading…

Two birds have been shot on the North Park Estate in Cardigan, prompting the RSPCA to launch an appeal for information.

Officers from the charity were alerted after a gull and a pigeon were found injured in the same area on Saturday 12 September.

Veterinary examination – at Priory Vets in the Pwllhai area of Cardigan – confirmed both birds had been injured by pellet wounds – likely from an air rifle.

Sadly, the gull had to be put to … Continue reading…

Two birds have been shot on the North Park Estate in Cardigan, prompting the RSPCA to launch an appeal for information.

Officers from the charity were alerted after a gull and a pigeon were found injured in the same area on Saturday 12 September.

Veterinary examination – at Priory Vets in the Pwllhai area of Cardigan – confirmed both birds had been injured by pellet wounds – likely from an air rifle.

Sadly, the gull had to be put to … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after a tabby cat lost his front left leg following an “horrific” injury caused by an illegal gin trap in Abercynon. 

The small cat – named Pickles – was found by window cleaners hiding beneath wooden pallets in the playground of Abercynon Community Primary School on Tuesday 1 September.

It is thought the trapped cat dragged himself to the school with his leg held by the device. He had been missing since … Continue reading…