Friday 4 April 2014

RSPCA Cymru is pleased to announce the launch of the Community Animal Welfare Footprint (CAWF) awards scheme for 2014.

Established in 2008, CAWF is the only award scheme in England and Wales that recognises the commitment and achievement of Local Authorities, contingency planners and housing providers in improving and delivering animal welfare.

There are four award categories – stray dog provision, contingency planning, housing provision and animal welfare; with bronze, silver and gold standards for each…. Continue reading…

Thursday 3 April 2014

There’s less than a month left to take advantage of the RSPCA and Cats Protection spring neutering scheme in North Wales.

The charities are working together to offer low income households the opportunity to have their cats neutered for free in a bid to reduce the number of unwanted cats and kittens that the charities strive to find homes for every year, a figure which is currently in excess of 50,000.

Unneutered female cats can get … Continue reading…

Wednesday 2 April 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was shot in the face with a pellet gun in Wrexham.

Lindsey Brough of Greenfields in Burton was horrified when she noticed that her three-year-old tortoiseshell cat, Izzy had an airgun pellet lodged in her nose. It is uncertain when the shooting occurred but Ms Brough first noticed the injury yesterday (Tuesday 1 April).

She said: “Izzy came in yesterday morning and went to sleep on my … Continue reading…

Tuesday 1 April 2014

A cat has been rescued (Monday 31 March) after getting himself stuck on the roof of a Carmarthenshire pub.

The black and white moggy had been missing for a few days before being spotted on the roof of the Salutation Inn in Nantgaredig.

His concerned owner called the RSPCA after attempts to entice the cat down with strong-smelling food were unsuccessful.

When Inspector Rohan Barker arrived he realised he would need some help to reach the … Continue reading…

Thursday 27 March 2014

RSPCA Cymru is trying to find the owners of a green iguana found roaming around the garden of a house in Newport.

The householder was surprised to say the least when she discovered the two-foot-long lizard strolling around her garden. After realising he was harmless she was able to catch the reptile and confine him in a box before handing him over to the RSPCA.

Inspector Selina Chan said: “This iguana is very tame and has … Continue reading…