An appeal for information has been launched following suspected poisonings in the Llandaff North area of Cardiff, which sadly left two cats dead.

The cats were put to sleep on independent veterinary advice after displaying symptoms consistent with being poisoned, including vomiting and neurological disorders as their organs shut down.

Mister and Richard Parker – who lived on Maplewood Avenue in the area – started to appear ill on 12 April.

Nicola Gilbertson, the owner of the two cats, lost … Continue reading…

A marmoset monkey has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from a house in Blaenymaes, Swansea.

The charity was alerted to the whereabouts of the monkey, named Lola, after an advertisement appeared on social media seeking to sell the animal.

RSPCA Cymru arrived at the property to find the primate being kept in hugely inappropriate conditions. The monkey was loose in the living room, with a 3ft x 3ft x 3ft cage positioned in the corner with a UV light above … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following reports of cat poisonings on Waun Las in Neath.

The charity has been informed that Oreo, a black and white cat approximately two years old, lost his life on 17 March following a suspected poisoning.

A local veterinary practice said that Oreo had symptoms consistent with a poisoning, and sadly he had to be put to sleep.

Worryingly, RSPCA Cymru has also been made aware of two other poisoning incidences on the same … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and Gwent Police are appealing for information after the body of a male dog was found discarded in a Brynmawr reservoir.

The body of the dog was found – by a member of the public – in the Brynmawr Reservoir, off Warwick Road, on 27 March. It is thought the dog may have been a bulldog.

It was bloated, suggesting the bulldog may have been in the water for a number of days.

A police officer moved the … Continue reading…

Residents in central Cardiff have been invited to help give animals a voice and support RSPCA Cymru campaigns at the upcoming Cathays Fair.

The charity will be in attendance at the event on Sunday 2 March, between 2pm and 5pm – showcasing many of their animal welfare campaigns.

RSPCA Cymru will join local businesses, faith groups, schools, voluntary groups and others at the community event.

The event is hosted by Cathays Compass, and takes place on the pedestrianised area in … Continue reading…