The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat became caught in an illegal trap.
Koshka, the black cat, had a lucky escape after he was trapped in a gin trap in the Narberth area in Pembrokeshire. He managed to make it home to his owner with the trap attached to him, but has lost a toe from the ordeal.
Gin traps are mechanical traps designed to catch an animal by its leg, using spring-operated jaws with teeth or … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru is calling on its supporters to urge Assembly Members to vote in favour of new dog breeding regulations.
Sadly, Wales has been called the puppy-farming capital of the UK and puppies are paying the price.
On 9 December Assembly Members will have the chance to vote for new regulations that would improve the lives of so many dogs and puppies in Wales’ dog breeding establishments.
Though far from perfect, these regulations increase the focus on the role of … Continue reading…
IT is not something you see everyday.
But a young rare albino hedgehog has been found at Fenwick Drive in Wrexham.
The small hedgehog was found by a member of the public in their garden on Tuesday (25 November) who called the RSPCA.
RSPCA inspector Tim Jones, who collected the hedgehog, said: “The hedgehog was slightly underweight and was found out in the daytime.
“This is the second albino hedgehog I have collected this year as I also picked one … Continue reading…
AN adult grey seal and her pup have been released back into the wild after paying a visit to a North Wales power station.
The RSPCA was called to Anglesey’s Wylfa Power Station after the two inquisitive seals took a wrong turn and ended up on site yesterday (Monday 24 November).
Seals sometimes get dragged along by the strong currents created by the power station and can slip through the bars at the end of the sea pipe and end … Continue reading…
THE majority of consumers think that the welfare standards of animals reared for food is important in their purchasing decisions, a new report from RSPCA Cymru has highlighted.
RSPCA Cymru has brought together for the first time a collection of indicators that provide an insight into the welfare issues surrounding animals that are reared for food in Wales.
The Animal Welfare and Food Indicators report – which has been published today – provides a snapshot of some of the most … Continue reading…