On Monday 9 December, the RSPCA will open a new in-store RSPCA adoption centre in the Pets at Home store in Newport.

The centre will provide a unique opportunity for the RSPCA to find new homes for cruelly treated and neglected cats and dogs. It is the first of its kind in Wales.

RSPCA national director for Wales, Steve Carter,  will officially open the centre which includes a living room area for customers to seek advice on pet care and … Continue reading…

 RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was shot in the St Mellons area of Cardiff.

The one year old domestic grey cat was probably shot  in the back on Friday 29 November and taken to the vet the following day. An x-ray examination confirmed that an air gun pellet was lodged near his spine and the pellet was removed during surgery.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “We need to find out urgently how this happened and who’s … Continue reading…

 RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the decision of Caerphilly County Borough Council to ban the use of sky lanterns on their land.

Caerphilly Council’s ruling extends to all land owned by the local authority, including public parks, and follows the passing of a motion at a full council meeting earlier this week.

The announcement is further to a ban previously introduced by Conwy County Borough Council. In October, the Minister for Natural Resources and Food wrote to local authorities in Wales … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a Caerphilly cat owner has seen three of his animals die of poisoning in the last two months.

The owner lives in Mill Close and two of his cats died within a day of each other on 8 and 9 October. Veterinary examinations conducted on both animals suggest that they had ingested antifreeze.

The chemical ethylene glycol, found in some household brands of antifreeze, has potentially lethal consequences when ingested by cats.

Cats … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a black with brown markings was found with air pellet wounds in the Trebanos area of Swansea.

The elderly and thin animal was collected from Heol y Llwynau, Trebanos on Monday 30 September. The caller had been feeding the stray cat and the animal is now in RSPCA care. Veterinary examination has revealed two air rifle pellets below his rib cage.

RSPCA officer Steph Davidson said: “We’d like to hear from the owner … Continue reading…