RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a dead French bulldog was dumped in a plastic bag in the Michaelston le Pit area of the Vale of Glamorgan.

The sad discovery was found by a member of the public on Friday (15 November) who handed the body over to a nearby vets – leading to the RSPCA being contacted.

RSPCA inspector David Millborrow said: “This would have been extremely distressing for the person who found this body and we thank … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched its festive appeal Stock the Sleigh to help needy animals this winter as it reveals last Christmas Day was its busiest for five years.

On 25 December 2018, the charity received 934 calls to its cruelty line – the highest number for five years and almost a third more than in 2017.

This year, the RSPCA is asking people to Stock the Sleigh for the RSPCA to help all the animals the charity cares for over … Continue reading…

A horse which had became impaled on a fence after being frightened by fireworks has been rescued.

The alarm was raised after the horse – thought to have been spooked by fireworks – was found on Saturday 2 November, impaled on a fence post in a hedge at Bryn Celyn, Holywell.

The owner and a vet, among others, were at the location, with the RSPCA being called for assistance.

RSPCA inspector Jenny Anderton said: “After some time and great difficulty … Continue reading…

A Tonypandy man has been jailed for kicking and killing a gull.

Andrew Lee Jones (d.o.b 18/03/1981) of Ynyscynon Road, Tonypandy, appeared at Merthyr Magistrates’ Court on Friday (1 November) for sentencing. He had pleaded guilty to one offence under the Wildlife and Countryside Act 1981 on 30 October.

He had admitted that on 1 May this year in the area of de Winton Street, Tonypandy, he intentionally killed a gull.

CCTV footage caught Jones trample and kick the gull … Continue reading…

She’s an absolute treat – and hopefully there’s a little bit of magic in the air for little Pumpkin this week.

The one-year-old Tortoiseshell is one of 27 cats currently at RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre, Upper Colwyn Bay, currently looking for homes.

As well as Pumpkin – there are also black cats Dot, Keno, Azera, CatNip, Henry Higgins, Pilchard, Barry and Thelma who are all looking for their forever homes.

Centre manager Victoria Williams said: “We have some beautiful rescue … Continue reading…