Two dead and decomposed cats have been found in rubble sacks in the Caerphilly area.

Officers from RSPCA Cymru were alerted after a member of the public found the cats on a footpath behind Rhiw’r Coetir in Caerphilly on 13 May.

The bodies were found decomposed – but one of the cats appears to be black and white, and the other a female tabby. They were found in blue rubble sacks, and one of the cats had Christmas decorations attached … Continue reading…

A “fox in the box” scored an own goal – after getting caught in football goal netting in a back garden in Swansea.

RSPCA animal rescue officer Paula Milton raced to the scene on Long View Road in Swansea on 19 May, and found the fox cub’s back legs and pelvis hopelessly tangled in the goal netting.

ARO Milton was able to keep the cub calm by covering him in a big blanket, before she cut him loose from the … Continue reading…

A ginger cat has been shot in the Betws Ifan area, with his multiple injuries so severe that he had to be put to sleep.

On Tuesday (25 May), a member of the public found the cat in a very bad way and contacted the RSPCA’s Ceredigion Branch for support.

The Branch provided funding for the cat to be taken to Castle House Vets in Newcastle Emlyn – where X-Rays revealed a series of bullets to two legs, thought to … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched by the RSPCA after five dead tortoises were found at an allotment in Barry in “unexplained” circumstances.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after a member of the public found the five animals at the Cemetery Road allotment in the Vale of Glamorgan town on Monday (24 May).

They had taken them to the International Tortoise Association (I.T.A) in Sully, who promptly sounded the alarm to both the Police and the RSPCA.

All five are … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is appealing for cat fosterers to support the development of felines in their care.

A home environment is “very beneficial” for a cat’s welfare – and the RSPCA has many cats who cannot yet be rehomed and would benefit from time with a foster carer instead.

Fosterers play a vital role in looking after cats in the care of the RSPCA until they can be rehomed.

Young kittens, or pregnant cats, may need to wait some … Continue reading…