The RSPCA today launches its new strategy – which will have a huge and exciting impact on animal welfare in Wales; as the charity pledges to reduce‌ ‌neglect,‌ ‌abuse‌ ‌and‌ ‌cruelty‌ to pets by 50% and ensure a significant increase in the number of ‌farm‌ ‌animals‌ reared ‌to‌ ‌top ‌standards‌.

Rescuing and caring for animals will continue to be central to the RSPCA’s work in Wales – with the animal welfare charity continuing to call for statutory powers for its … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru have given a cautious welcome to new regulations laid by the Welsh Government which aim to end third party selling of young puppies and kittens in Wales.

Under the proposals, anyone who wants to sell pets in Wales has to meet minimum animal welfare standards for the first time, with a new licensing scheme introduced for pet sellers. This establishes that puppies or kittens under six months of age not bred by the licence holder cannot be sold…. Continue reading…

The RSPCA has welcomed new guidance from the UK Government which will make it easier for people in England to walk and exercise their dogs amid ongoing lockdown restrictions.

Advice for pet owners in England was updated yesterday (13 January), and now outlines that people with dogs can go out more often than once a day to exercise their canine companion if necessary. However, people are still advised by the UK Government to “limit this where possible”.

The new advice … Continue reading…

A kitten – who came into the care of RSPCA Clwyd and Colwyn branch – is responding well to treatment after being diagnosed with meningitis.

Black and white cat Lucy from Denbighshire, came into the care of the branch when she was just five weeks old. Sadly her owner wasn’t able to care for her due to a flea infestation and signed her over to the branch to be looked after until she would be ready for a new home…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is warning pet owners in the Whitland area to be vigilant after a cat was shot in the head with an air gun.

The concerning incident took place on 11 December when the black and white cat – Luna – returned home with a horrifying wound.

She was taken to the vets where an air gun pellet was found in her head which was removed successfully. Luckily Luna has survived the shocking incident and is recovering from her … Continue reading…