An appeal for information has been launched after two kittens were found in a cardboard box in Oswestry.

The kittens were found by a member of the public, who was walking their dog in the Morda area of the town. The discovery was made at Morda Children’s Park on Sunday (8 October).

It is unclear how the kittens came to be found in a cardboard box in this way, and the RSPCA is calling on anyone in the local community … Continue reading…

An elderly cat has been found in the Cardiff area – prompting a search for his owner.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted on Wednesday (11 October), after a ginger cat – struggling to walk, and with cuts on his ears – was found on Harriet Street, in the Roath area of the city.

The cat is underweight, and has fleas – and remains in the care of the charity. He is neutered, indicating the cat may well have an owner, and … Continue reading…

A dog that came into the RSPCA’s care with a broken leg, untreated infected wounds and in a poor bodily condition has enjoyed an “amazing recovery” and is looking to end a seven-month search for a new forever home to complete the transformation.

Chico, a Saluki crossbreed, was signed into the care of the RSPCA, having been found by the charity in a deeply sorry state. He was unable to bear weight on an injured front leg, was covered in … Continue reading…

The Welsh Government must increase the maximum sentences which can be handed down to those convicted for animal cruelty, or risk treating animal cruelty as a far less serious offence, compared to neighbouring England.

RSPCA has long campaigned for an increase to the maximum sentence available for those convicted of animal abuse. A recent announcement by the UK Government confirmed that an increase – from six months imprisonment, to five years – would be made.

The charity has now learned … Continue reading…

A quick-thinking member of the public helped alert the RSPCA to an injured beach-stricken gull by surrounding the bird with seaweed, and writing a message in the sand.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after a member of the public spotted a badly injured gull on a Swansea Bay beach on Friday (6 October), sitting motionless.

The caller was unable to remain in situ with the bird while the RSPCA travelled to the incident, so thought of an innovative way to alert … Continue reading…