RSPCA Cymru has launched a new limited edition range of clothing ahead of Cardiff’s Pride Cymru event, featuring animals carrying positive connotations within the LGBT community.

The clothing range will launch as part of RSPCA’s “biggest ever” presence at Pride Cymru, taking place at Cardiff City Hall. The charity will be at Pride Cymru on 26 and 27 August.

Members of the public will have the chance to pick up limited edition rainbow wristbands, and animal-themed t-shirts, at Pride Cymru…. Continue reading…

A six-strong team of RSPCA officers completed a dramatic rope rescue of a Great Orme goat, on Tuesday (15 August).

The young male goat had become trapped on a ledge, towering above Llandudno’s Marine Drive.

RSPCA Cymru closely monitored the animal’s progress, and it became apparent a rope rescue team would be required to bring the goat to safety.

Access to the goat was discussed with a local ranger, and – after carrying out a detailed risk assessment – RSPCA … Continue reading…

A Swansea woman has been banned from keeping animals for seven years, and handed a 12-month community order, after publicly abusing a dog her friend had entrusted her to look after.

Ms Rebecca Ellen Beard (d.o.b 02/12/1975), of Dinas Street, Plas Marl, pleaded guilty to two Animal Welfare Act offences at Swansea Magistrates’ Court last Thursday (10 August).

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the dog’s fosterer, Ms Beard, was seen abusing a Boston terrier type dog, named Anna, by picking … Continue reading…

A common seal pup has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from Towyn beach, in Abergele, and affectionately nicknamed after a Game of Thrones character!

RSPCA Cymru was notified after a member of the public spotted a lethargic male seal pup, whose left flipper was not moving.

The pup was rescued by RSPCA animal collection officer Will Galvin, and taken to a specialist wildlife centre at Stapeley Grange for rehabilitation. The charity completed this rescue on Sunday (August 13).

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An appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru, after a cat was abandoned in a taped-up cardboard box in an A548 lay-by.

The female tabby cat, with white chest and feet, was found on the coast road, near Mostyn, Holywell. The cat was rescued on Friday evening (August 11).

She was left in a cardboard box which had ‘Bristol Laboratories Ltd’ printed on it, contained two purple and white pillow cases and smelled very strongly of cigarette smoke. … Continue reading…