A CEREMONY to celebrate the successful winners of the Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards will be held in Cardiff Bay today (14 October).

The winners will be presented with their awards by the Minister for Communities & Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths AM and RSPCA Cymru board chair and RSPCA council member Paul Baxter.

This year, 11 organisations across Wales have received awards in three categories – stray dog provision, contingency planning and housing provision; with bronze, silver and gold … Continue reading…

MEMBER of Parliament for Aberavon, Stephen Kinnock, has accompanied RSPCA inspector Nic de Celis on several calls in and around his region.

Throughout the course of a busy day, they dealt with a number of routine calls across the Port Talbot area.

Stephen Kinnock MP said: “It was great to join Nic, one of the RSPCA’S inspectors, to witness first hand the valuable work undertaken by the RSPCA. I was lucky enough to be able to able to accompany Nic … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after two cats were found dumped like rubbish in a cardboard box in Tredegar.

A member of the public found the cats abandoned in a box at Waundeg, Nantybwch, Tredegar at 9.30pm on 6 October.

RSPCA inspector Kate Parker said: “The caller found one ginger tabby female cat who is around two years-old and one black female cat which is approximately four to five months-old. The cardboard box was taped up so they must … Continue reading…

CAT owners in Deeside and Holyhead are being urged to be cautious after a spate of suspected poisonings.

RSPCA inspectors in the two areas are investigating two separate incidents in which cats have sadly died due to poisoning.

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies said a member of the public from Pippins Close, Shotton, contacted the charity after their vet confirmed their beloved pet had died from poisoning.

“I’ve spoken to the vet and they said this is a regular occurrence in … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is calling on the people of Bridgend to follow other communities across Wales and give a travelling show using wild animals a miss.

The animal welfare charity has long pushed for a complete ban on the use of wild animals in circuses. The power to introduce a ban lies with the National Assembly for Wales.

The complex needs of wild animals can never be adequately met in a circus environment with regular transport, cramped and bare temporary housing, … Continue reading…