RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after an extremely unwell rabbit was dumped on a Tredegar doorstep earlier today (20 August).

The rabbit – which was severely emaciated – was found in a box which also had maggots inside – at Bethel Avenue, Georgetown, Tredegar at around 12.30pm.

RSPCA inspector Izzi Hignell said: “This rabbit was sadly in an awful condition, as well as being severely emaciated she was very dirty in the genital area, had urine scalding … Continue reading…

In UK folklore, black cats can symbolise good luck, yet sadly in reality some are not so lucky.

RSPCA rehoming stats show that black and black and white cats are more frequently seen in their centres than any other colour and they also take longer to find their ‘furever’ home.

Over the last three years (from 2015 to 2017) the RSPCA – across England and Wales – has rehomed 3,169 black cats and it has taken on average 30 days … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after seven doves have appeared to be dumped in Wrexham.

The animal welfare charity received a call about the loose birds last night (14 August) after they were found at Borras Hall Lane, Llan-y-Pwll. Sadly two out of the seven doves had already died on the road due to the passing traffic.

RSPCA inspector Tim Jones said: “They were found on top of a car and on the floor without a cage or box. … Continue reading…

A sheep who had become stuck in a bog has been rescued by the RSPCA.

The ewe – aged around four years – was found in a bog hole in Pantmawr, Llangurig, Llanidloes, and had her legs and body completed submerged by the mud.

RSPCA inspector Phil Lewis said: “This poor sheep was completed covered by the bog and was unable to move. We’re not sure how long she had been there, but it may have been a day or … Continue reading…

A badly-injured dog believed to have been used in badger digging or dog fighting is recovering well in RSPCA care.

The border terrier was found near the Pontcynon Industrial Estate in Abercynon on Sunday 8 July. He was covered in bite wounds and was in a huge amount of pain. One of the wounds on the back of his neck was very deep and gaping.

Once in RSPCA care, the dog – named Buster by staff – was given immediate … Continue reading…