RSPCA Cymru is warning pet owners in the Welshpool area to be vigilant after a cat was shot in the head with an air gun.

The concerning incident took place on or around Friday 27 May when the cat – Toffee – didn’t return to his Cyfronydd home. He later arrived home on Sunday 29 May at 8am with a horrifying wound.

A pellet was found in his head and another scratch by pellet was found on his head.

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Could you go starry-eyed for a special rescue animal this May the fourth? If you live in Worcestershire, you don’t need to go to a galaxy far, far away to find the perfect companion!

To help celebrate all things Star Wars – on May 4th – the RSPCA Worcester and Mid-Worcestershire Branch is looking to rehome some animals who have been named after the iconic franchise.

Could cat Count Dooku or rabbits Jabba The Fluff and Jar Jar Binky be … Continue reading…

A campaign to stop people behaving irresponsibly near marine animals such as seals, dolphins and nesting birds is being rolled out in Wales.

Operation Seabird is a joint campaign between the RSPCA, all four Wales police forces – North Wales Police, South Wales Police, Gwent Police and Dyfed Powys Police – and other partner organisations such as Natural Resources Wales.

The first action day is to be held tomorrow (14 April) with RSPCA officers patrolling areas in Colwyn Bay/Angel Bay … Continue reading…

A ten-year-old cat who was so overweight that she couldn’t groom herself or get through a cat flap, has shed the pounds and is now looking for a new home.

Motsy came into the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre last October after her owner sadly passed away. On arrival she weighed 10.1kg – more than twice the weight of an average adult cat and roughly the same as a small dog like a West Highland Terrier.

Motsy’s size meant she was … Continue reading…

A kitten – who came into the care of RSPCA Clwyd and Colwyn branch – is responding well to treatment after being diagnosed with meningitis.

Black and white cat Lucy from Denbighshire, came into the care of the branch when she was just five weeks old. Sadly her owner wasn’t able to care for her due to a flea infestation and signed her over to the branch to be looked after until she would be ready for a new home…. Continue reading…