An extremely frightened and cold cat has been freed from a three-inch narrow gap after becoming stuck between a garage and a wall.

The RSPCA were alerted to the distressed cat this morning (9 March) at 7.30am at Conybeare Road, Penarth.

RSPCA inspector Sophie Daniels attended along with Barry fire station’s red watch team from South Wales Fire & Rescue Service.

“This cat was certainly well and truly stuck and could only move his head,” said Sophie. “I could reach … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is seeking volunteers to help them with cat fostering.

An information event is being held this Thursday – 12 March – between 6.30pm and 8pm at the Hartridge Farm Road centre – and those interested in finding out more about fostering are welcome to attend.

The foster carers will be called upon to help care for some of the cats and kittens who are not quite ready for rehoming – or who would benefit from being … Continue reading…

Caerphilly County Borough Council has become the latest local authority to formally back RSPCA plans to mitigate the risks posed by fireworks to animals in the local area.

At full council on Tuesday evening (3 March) councillors unanimously supported writing to the Welsh and UK Governments to urge them to act on fireworks, and their impact on animals.

The motion was also further amended to incorporate a host of other key RSPCA recommendations – including a public awareness campaign, advertising … Continue reading…

Online voting is now open for people to choose their favourite animal photo in the RSPCA’s ‘People’s Choice’, part of the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards.

Fourteen animal snaps taken by youngsters ranging from aged 11 to 18 have been shortlisted for the animal charity’s competition and the winner will be decided by votes cast online by members of the public.

The shortlisted photographers come from Berkshire, Bristol, Flintshire, County Durham, Derbyshire (x 2), Hertfordshire, Kent, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, London, Norfolk, Somerset … Continue reading…

TODAY is the day you can book your place for the waggiest dog walk around – as RSPCA Cymru announces the return of Big Walkies Live for 2020.

An exciting new location in Cardiff has been chosen for this year’s mass-participation dog walk – with Roald Dahl Plass and the barrage in Cardiff Bay the focus of the animal welfare charity’s exclusive feel-good event, which will take place on Sunday 31 May.

Once again it is expected that hundreds of … Continue reading…