A badger rescued from a snare by RSPCA Cymru has been released, safe and well, back to the wild, in the Vale of Glamorgan.

RSPCA Cymru found the badger, in a Barry field, trapped in a snare next to a fence. The snare was caught around her neck, and wounds were visible on the animal’s body.

However, after a spell in specialist care, the badger made a full recovery.

She was returned safely back to the wild by the by … Continue reading…

We have been inundated with requests from supporters, with queries about the on-going welfare of the dogs involved, following a recent Local Authority case in Ceredigion. Please see below a statement from RSPCA Cymru.

RSPCA Cymru statement:

“RSPCA Cymru is closely monitoring this situation, following the imposition of a disqualification order to an illegal dog breeder in Ceredigion. As part of this ban, a 21-day period was given for the owner to comply with the disqualification order. The man Continue reading…

A Pembrokeshire man has been handed an 18-week suspended custodial sentence, and disqualified from keeping animals for five years, because of the way he treated 22 rabbits.

Mr. Andrew Michael Williams (d.o.b 27/10/1973), of High Street, Narberth, admitted failing to meet the needs of 22 domestic rabbits.

The ban on keeping animals is guaranteed to be upheld for at least four years, as no appeal may be made during that time frame. In addition, an 18-week custodial sentence was suspended … Continue reading…

A number of small furry animals at the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre are looking for the perfect, loving new home this Saint Valentine’s Day.

The Centre may be best known for re-homing both cats and dogs; but rabbits, ferrets and rats are among the dozens of animals based at Newport looking to find the perfect partner this February.

Members of the public looking to provide a suitable, loving new home for animals are also being reminded that many animals, based … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched, following the suspected poisoning of two cats in Porth.

RSPCA Cymru is also urging pet owners to be vigilant, after an owner – from Leslie Terrace in the town – lost both of her cats.

A local resident returned home on 28 January to find one of her cats dead, with veterinary inspection confirming her second cat had also been poisoned.

Following the incident, RSPCA Cymru is urging anyone with any information to … Continue reading…