Five kittens abandoned on a doorstep in a hat in Nantyglo have been taken into RSPCA care.

The two black and three tabby kittens – thought to be under six weeks old – were found on the evening of Monday 10 June at Pant View, Nantyglo. The kittens were taken to a nearby vets by the member of public who found them, and were found to be all in good health.

The kittens – two male and three female – … Continue reading…

An injured and thin common seal pup – found with its umbilical cord attached – has been rescued from Llanelli beach by the RSPCA.

The unwell and young pup was found by walkers on the beach on Friday (14 June) and they waited a safe distance away from the seal until officers from the animal welfare charity arrived.

RSPCA animal welfare officer Paula Milton said: “The poor little pup was very thin and had a wound on its face. The … Continue reading…

Could you become a cat foster carer?

RSPCA Newport Adoption Centre is appealing for local animal-lovers to foster cats.

Rehoming coordinator Sarah Sibley said: “Fostering an animal is incredibly rewarding and we are looking for new foster carers to help us with the many cats and kittens that come into our care. These cats include those that may have experienced neglect that have been rescued by the RSPCA inspectorate.

“Volunteer fosterers provide a vital resource to the RSPCA as they … Continue reading…

A husband and wife from Mountain Ash narrowly avoided being sent to prison for their failure to meet the needs of 15 Labrador puppies they were selling to unsuspecting members of the public for approximately £450 each.

Darrall Webber, 47, and Sally Webber, 42, of Brynheulog, Mountain Ash both pleaded guilty to two Animal Welfare Act offences on Wednesday (12 June) at Merthyr Magistrates Court.

RSPCA Cymru says the case amounted to a “shocking example of greed and profits being … Continue reading…

The “devastating impact” fishing litter can have on wildlife has once again been brought to light – this time in Swansea.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after a herring gull was found entangled in three barbs, attached to a hard body lure disguised as a fish.

An RSPCA inspector said the animal was “the single most distressed bird” she has dealt with in nine years on the frontline. The gull was found on King Edwards Road in the city.

The litter … Continue reading…