THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dead in a flooded ditch with his front and back legs tied together.

A member of the public found the shocking discovery at Barecroft Common, Magor, Caldicot. As well as his leg’s tied together the dog had a towel over his head.

The dog was microchipped and was revealed to be Sam, a 16-year-old Jack Russell.

RSPCA inspector Emma Smith tracked down the owners who told her Sam had … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the news that Cardiff Council has banned the release of sky lanterns and large bunches of balloons from all council buildings, venues and council-run events.

The ban, which came into force on 1 January, means that Cardiff Council is the sixth local authority in Wales to act against the use of sky lanterns.

RSPCA Cymru has long highlighted the dangers associated with the use of sky lanterns, and continues to call on the Welsh Government to … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is urgently appealing for the owner of a very poorly cat to come forward.

The elderly Burmese/Siamese type cat was found at Heol Isaf Hendy, Miskin, Pontyclun by a member of the public on 17 December.

RSPCA chief inspector Elaine Spence said: “We are appealing for information regarding this cat who is very unwell.

“We are desperate to find her owner. It is a shame that she has not been microchipped. If she had, we would be able … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is reminding members of the public of the dangers associated with the use of sky lanterns ahead of New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Sky lanterns (also known as Chinese lanterns) can harm wildlife, livestock and other animals by causing injuries that lead to suffering and a slow painful death. RSPCA Cymru strongly advises against their use and recommends that harmless alternatives are sought to prevent injury, suffering and fatality of animals.

RSPCA Cymru has long highlighted the dangers of … Continue reading…

LIVING rough for the past for months must have been pretty harrowing for this poor dog.

The frightened female lurcher type dog was first spotted in May in Carmarthen – no one knowing if she was a stray, had been abandoned or was just plain lost.

Wandering around without a home – it was down to some kindhearted residents at Parc Y Delyn who looked out for the dog by giving her food.

In the meantime attempts were made to … Continue reading…