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…

RSPCA Cymru has launched a new limited edition range of clothing ahead of Cardiff’s Pride Cymru event, featuring animals carrying positive connotations within the LGBT community.

The clothing range will launch as part of RSPCA’s “biggest ever” presence at Pride Cymru, taking place at Cardiff City Hall. The charity will be at Pride Cymru on 26 and 27 August.

Members of the public will have the chance to pick up limited edition rainbow wristbands, and animal-themed t-shirts, at Pride Cymru…. Continue reading…