THE RSPCA is appealing for information and warning pet owners to be cautious after seven cats died from suspected poisoning in Cardiff.

A concerned member of the public from Sevenoaks Road in Ely contacted the RSPCA after seven cats in the nearby area died from suspected poisoning in the past two months.

RSPCA acting chief inspector Selina Chan said: “The member of the public believes these cats were poisoned.

“The caller stated four cats died in their garden and knows … Continue reading…

TEN puppies have been rescued by the RSPCA after they were imported illegally into Fishguard Harbour.

Dyfed Powys Police contacted the RSPCA after the puppies were discovered after being illegally imported from Rosslare Harbour, Republic of Ireland to Fishguard Harbour on 13 June.

The puppies were aged between nine and 16 weeks old and did not have the required documentation for compliance with rabies requirements. RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben attended the port and due to welfare concerns the puppies were … Continue reading…

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…