A CAT has been found in a pet carrier at a church in Deeside.

The black cat was found in the porch of St Deniol’s Church, Hawarden on Tuesday [2 June] by a member of the public.

RSPCA inspector Tim Jones said: “A note was left with the cat addressed ‘to God’. 

“The cat was in a green and grey plastic animal carrier with a blanket and dried cat food.

“We are appealing to anyone who has any information about … Continue reading…

AS RSPCA Week continues in full swing, specially trained officers have taken part in a live training scenario to highlight the rescue work the charity carries out.

While the rehabilitation and rehoming aspects of the RSPCA’s work are well known, many people are unaware that the charity has specially trained staff who can carry out extreme rescues and work closely with fire and rescue, mountain rescue, the police, RNLI, Coast Guard and military during major water rescue deployments and also … Continue reading…

ANIMAL welfare will be the hot topic for discussion at an event involving six schools and an expert guest panel in Cardiff Bay this Friday [5 June].

RSPCA Cymru will be holding its first ever school debate ‘Animal Welfare: The Great Debate’ at Siambr Hywel at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay. The event forms part of RSPCA Week which kicks off today [1 June - 7 June].

The event will involve six schools – Cowbridge Comprehensive, Ysgol Gyfun … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is shining the spotlight on the ‘three R’s’ of its work: rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming for RSPCA Week [Monday 1 June - Sunday 7 June]

Whether it is 17 dumped degus, a seal pup in need of rehabilitation or a sheep stuck in a bog – no animal is too big or small for the RSPCA.

In 2014 a total of 8,537 animals were rescued by the RSPCA in Wales. Some of these included 654 dogs, 2,714 cats, … Continue reading…

HE was thought to be dead when he was found by workmen on the side of the road in Merthyr.

But this little kitten – who was found on 1 May – aged around eight weeks at the time, is one little fighter.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Cooper said: “The workmen who found him at first thought he was dead. He was very subdued, thin and had sustained neurological damage to his front left leg, not being able to use or … Continue reading…