Legislation promised by end of the year

Wednesday 17 July 2013


RSPCA Cymru has cautiously welcomed plans by the Welsh Government to introduce legislation to tackle fly grazing of the horses and ponies in Wales before the end of the year.

The plans were announced last night as part of the Welsh Government’s legislative priorities for 2013/14.

First Minister, Carwyn Jones AM, said he wanted the Welsh Government to deliver an effective solution to the problem of fly grazing … Continue reading…

Mother has already found her new home

Tuesday July 16th 2013

Three kittens desperately need to find their forever homes after being dumped outside a Colwyn Bay vet clinic at the beginning of June.

The kittens, two males and a female,  were discovered in a box outside the Prospect House Veterinary clinic on the June 1st along with their mother Kira and were taken to Bryn y Maen Animal Centre for treatment.

Kira, who was a loving and attentive mother,  … Continue reading…

One cat was in a bag weighed down with rocks and tied with shoe laces

Tuesday 15 July 2013

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two cats were found dead on a riverbank near Elizabeth Street in Pentre, Rhondda, on Sunday (14/07/13).

One tortoiseshell cat was found decomposing in a reusable Asda bag which had been weighed down with rocks and tied with shoelaces. A dark coloured cat was found next to the bag also in a state of … Continue reading…

RSPCA video footage released today shows the rescue of a mother goose and her goslings after going native in the Morriston area of Swansea.

The goose and four young goslings were found walking down a busy road in Morriston on Friday 5 July some distance from any ponds. A member of public and a local PCSO managed to confine them in a garage and called the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said:  “Fortunately they were all easily caught and released … Continue reading…

The dangers posed to wildlife in Swansea by discarded fishing line are shown in new RSPCA footage of a duck rescue.

The Muscovy duck was successfully rescued by RSPCA officers on Wednesday 3 July at the Fendrod Lake in Swansea’s Enterprise Park on Wednesday 3 July.

RSPCA inspector Neill Manley said: “After giving my colleagues and I the run around on both land and water, we were finally able to catch the duck and free her from fishing line and … Continue reading…