RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a bearded dragon was found on the Rhigos Mountain near Treorchy.

A member of the public found the reptile in a vivarium with all the equipment on the side of the road on Saturday [18 July] and then called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell said: “The bearded dragon was collected and immediately taken to a vets for a check up.

“He was lethargic and very cold when first found, but when we … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was found dead in a water butt at Pen-y-bont, Nantybwch, Tredegar.

The sad incident was discovered by a member of the public on Tuesday [July 21] who found the cat in their wheelie bin – which had been turned into a water butt.

RSPCA inspector Kate Parker said: “Sadly this ginger male cat was found dead inside a water butt. The member of the public had been away and the lid … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the commitments made by the Welsh Government in the new Wales Animal Health and Welfare Framework Implementation plan for 2015/2016.

The framework released by the Welsh Government today [17 July] sets out their plans for continuing and lasting improvements in standards of animal health and welfare for kept animals whilst also helping to protect public health and making a contribution to the economy and the environment.

The report includes animal welfare commitments across a whole range … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a terrapin was found in a residential area in Neath.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after the terrapin – a yellow bellied slider – was found on a driveway at The Pines, Cilfrew yesterday [16 July].

RSPCA inspector Nic de Celis said: “We are appealing for information to try and track down an owner.

“The terrapin has been taken to an exotics specialist while we try and find out where … Continue reading…

​​RSPCA Cymru is calling upon the six major political parties in Wales to ensure animal welfare is high on the agenda ahead of the 2016 Assembly elections.

The charity has produced a detailed ‘manifesto’ which includes a list of key animal welfare issues for Wales’ political parties to consider as they prepare to spell out to the people of Wales their plans for the country beyond 2016.

It was on 3 March 2011 when animal welfare officially became a matter … Continue reading…