RSPCA Cymru is calling on the people of Neath 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…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a tabby cat died following a dog attack in Aberdare.

The cat, a two year old tabby called Autumn, was in her own front garden when a dog ran in and attacked her on 15 September at around 3pm.

The attack at North View Terrace happened for a couple of minutes and the sadly cat died shortly afterwards.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Cooper said: “This poor cat had a deep wound in her left … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information and warning pet owners to be cautious after several cats were believed to have been poisoned in Chepstow.

The incidents took place in the Valentine Lane area over the past few weeks.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Sian Burton said: “A member of public has been in touch with us as sadly their cat became ill on 1 September and was put to sleep on veterinary advice on 8 September due to the cat’s condition…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a seriously unwell cat was found in North Cornelly, Bridgend.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after they found the cat in an underweight and weak state on Friday [11 September] at Ael Y Bryn.

RSPCA inspector Julie Fadden said: “She was very thin and lethargic. I took her to RSPCA’s Merthyr Veterinary Clinic and the vet sadly said she has kidney failure and an ulcerated tongue.

“The caller told us … Continue reading…

A CAT has been rescued after getting herself stuck on top of a Townhill roof.

The black cat was spotted on the roof of a Merlin Crescent home last Thursday morning [September 10] and the RSPCA and Mid and West Wales Fire & Rescue Service were called to help.

Firefighters used a ladder to reach the scared moggie – and brought her down to safety.

RSPCA inspectors Neill Manley and Nic De Celis were then on hand to check her … Continue reading…