An underweight puppy has been found abandoned in a cardboard box on the side of the road near Porthmadog.

A driver, who was travelling out of Porthmadog towards Criccieth on Saturday evening (13 January), made the shocking discovery after spotting a moving cardboard box on the verge of a small roundabout.

The passer by stopped to investigate and found a five to six month old female crossbreed – possibly a Staffordshire bull terrier cross type dog – inside. He then … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched after 15 dead pigeons believed to be domestic were found dumped in a bag at an allotment in Caerphilly.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the bag containing the dead birds were found on Friday (5 January) at Wingfield allotments, Llanbradach in Caerphilly.

RSPCA inspector Selina Griffiths said: “They all appeared to have had their necks cut and also had their legs cut off, which is likely to prevent being identified.

“It was a … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a terrapin was found at a Cwmbran allotment.

A concerned member of the public contacted RSPCA Cymru after finding the terrapin at the Coed Eva allotment by Coed Lee in Cwmbran on Saturday (6 January) suspecting the animal had been abandoned.
RSPCA deputy chief inspector Emma Smith said: “We’re appealing for information to see if we can find out how this terrapin came to be at the allotment and if she has an … Continue reading…

A mission to clean up the harmful marine litter from beaches on the west coast of Anglesey is due to take place at the end of the month.
RSPCA Cymru is teaming up with North Wales Wildlife Trust for a large scale community beach clean – named the ‘New Year Plast Off’ – that aims to remove and recycle as much plastic marine litter as possible from the beaches and coves around Cable Bay and Rhosneigr.
The event on Saturday … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a kitten was found in an alleyway in Abertillery.

The tortie kitten, believed to be around 10 weeks old, was found in an alley off Vivian Road in a cat carrier, yesterday morning [8 January].

RSPCA animal welfare officer Sian Burton said: “She is such a sweet and friendly cat, who must have been so frightened and cold being left outside on such a freezing day.

“Inside the cat carrier were toys, cat … Continue reading…