RSPCA Cymru has issued a reminder about the challenges involved in looking after exotic pets, after the animal welfare charity rescued a snake that a member of the public found in Pontyclun.

The Honduran milk snake – who has been nicknamed Carlos – was found on a driveway on 13 March. The snake was then transferred to a local veterinary practice by the helpful member of the public.

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A very savvy cat has been put in charge of RSPCA Cymru’s brand new Instagram account, and is doing a “paw-some” job with her keen eye for slick selfies, and fabulous photographs.  

Charity staff were stunned as the photogenic feline – from the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre – showed a keen eye for snapping fantastic photos; using her paws to take wonderful selfies of rescue animals.

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Dog owners and their canine companions have been invited to register for the waggiest and woofiest walkies of the year, as registration opens for June’s hotly-anticipated RSPCA Cymru ‘BIG Walkies LIVE’ in Cardiff.

Entries for the 2018 BIG Walkies LIVE event open today – giving dogs and their owners a unique opportunity to take part in a scenic 2.5-mile (4km) or 1.25mile (2km) walk in Bute Park on Sunday 10 June, alongside hundreds of poochie pals.

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An appeal for information has been launched after a very unwell Staffordshire bull terrier was found by a member of the public in Moss Valley Park in Wrexham.

The male dog, dark brindle and white in colour, was found in an “appalling state” on Thursday evening (22 March). e was having a seizure, and appeared very thin – so was taken to a local veterinary practice.

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A woman has been handed a six-month community order for the way she treated her pet cat.

RSPCA Cymru attended the Upper High Street, Rhymney property of Eleanore Catherine Rhiannon Jenkins (d.o.b 15/01/1972), where a number of pets were living – including a tabby male cat then named Mischief, whose left-eye was found to be in a “horrendous condition”, partially closed due to pus and discharge.

The extent of the cat’s facial injury made it clear appropriate veterinary care was … Continue reading…