A Port Talbot cat was rescued from a house fire, and given crucial oxygen therapy from specialist feline-friendly equipment.

The house fire occurred on Jersey Street in Port Talbot on Saturday 15 July. Fire crews from Neath and Port Talbot attended to tackle the blaze.

A man had managed to exit the property prior to the arrival of firefighters, and went to a local hospital via ambulance. However, a cat – still in the property – was rescued by firefighters, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed moves from Caerphilly County Borough Council to not ban dogs from marked sports pitches within the local area.

Previous plans from Caerphilly CBC had suggested that the local authority was considering excluding dogs from all marked sports pitches owned by the Council.

The previous plans had formed part of a proposed Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO), which RSPCA Cymru feared would remove appropriate, accessible spaces within the Caerphilly community for dogs to exercise.

RSPCA Cymru had … Continue reading…

The search is on to find a new owner for a Newport cat who has been looking for a second chance of happiness following a road traffic accident.

Lily is a gorgeous semi long-haired tortoiseshell female cat, who is approximately four years of age – and keeps RSPCA staff busy with her love of affection, and toys with feathers!

She came into RSPCA care in April, with a leg injury understood to have been sustained during a road traffic accident … Continue reading…

A feral kitten has found a loving new home after being rescued from a hedge at a Royal Welsh Show car park in Builth Wells.

The six-week old male kitten was affectionately nicknamed ‘Hedge’ after being found in a bush at a car park, near to the Royal Welsh Showground today (26 July).

RSPCA Cymru officers Phil Lewis and Warwick Burgess rescued the kitten, which was given a clean bill of health by a local Builth Wells veterinary practice.

Amazingly, … Continue reading…

A jackdaw sadly lost his life after becoming stuck to freshly-painted rugby posts at Tondu RFC.

The freak accident happened at the Pandy Park rugby ground, in the  area, on 17 July.

RSPCA Cymru attended, after the jackdaw had become stuck on the crossbar, with one of his wings hanging downwards.

The charity attended within 15 minutes of receiving the call about the bird, and accessed the jackdaw via ladder, detaching it from the posts.

Sadly, the bird had a … Continue reading…