Assembly Member for Neath Jeremy Miles has experienced the day-to-day life of an RSPCA inspector, praising the “good work” carried out by the charity on the frontline.

Mr Miles accompanied RSPCA inspector Neill Manley on several calls in and around his Neath constituency on Wednesday (30 August).

The ride-along gave Mr Miles a chance to experience what RSPCA inspectors deal with on a day-to-day basis, with incidents related to animal abandonments, and advising owners on the importance of neutering and … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched by the RSPCA, following reports of two fatal anti-freeze cat poisonings in Tonypandy.

The charity has been alerted after two cats, from the Zion Terrace area of the town, had to be put to sleep on independent veterinary advice, having consumed anti-freeze.

Cat owners in the Tonypandy area have also been urged to be vigilant, understand the symptoms of poisoning, and what action they should take if the worst is feared.

George, a … Continue reading…

A terrified feral Carmarthen kitten had a draining experience – before being rescued by RSPCA Cymru!

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public heard a kitten crying loudly in the Pentremeurig Road area of the town, and located the sound to a kerbside drain.

The incident has been labelled “one of the more unusual” rescues one RSPCA officer has dealt with.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Andrew Harris attended the scene, blocked off the kitten’s escape route, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is putting the final preparations in place for a ‘Rabbit Meet and Greet’ event, and treasure hunt, to be held on Sunday (August 27) at 2pm.

The event offers young people an opportunity to meet rabbits and learn about their specific needs.

A treasure hunt is taking place – with children able to take part for £1, and all funds going towards supporting Newport Animal Centre’s animal welfare work.

Newport Animal Centre re-homed 51 rabbits in … Continue reading…

Seven newborn kittens have been found dumped “heartlessly” in a carrier bag in Abercynon.

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information, after the shocking discovery was made by a member of the public on Wednesday (16 August).

Two of the seven kittens were found dead, while another – initially seen to be gasping – later sadly passed away. A mother cat to the kittens was nowhere to be seen.

A passer-by who discovered the kittens in the carrier bag … Continue reading…