RSPCA Cymru will be swapping their daffs for daps on 1 March this year.

Staff will be springing into action for the St David’s Day run in Cardiff on Sunday 1 March.

Under the name of Team Animal Cymru, runners will taking part in the 10k challenge as #TeamDog or #TeamCat – while raising awareness and funds for the Society at the same time.

RSPCA Cymru’s political campaigns manager, Martin Fidler Jones, who is a seasoned runner, said anyone is … Continue reading…

HE may be small – but this little chap is one little fighter.

This orphaned otter cub was found at the side of a road near a village called Star, near Llanfyrnach, Pembrokeshire.

A member of public found him on Thursday [8 January] and thought he was dead but on closer inspection saw him breathing.

She took him home and placed him in a box wrapped up in towels on the floor that had underfloor heating.

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THE RSPCA is appealing for information after receiving a complaint that four cats have been mauled to death.

It is believed that the cats were attacked by dogs at Matthewstown, Mountain Ash.

The fourth cat – a ginger female – was mauled at 2pm on 30 December.

The death was reported to the RSPCA by a member of the public who reported that it was the fourth cat to have been killed in this way.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Cooper said: … Continue reading…

ASSEMBLY Member Llyr Huws Gruffydd has started his new year with a special visit to the RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay.

During his visit on 6 January Mr Gruffydd, who is Plaid Cymru’s Shadow Minister for Sustainable Communities, Energy and Food, was shown around the centre by staff and had a chance to meet some of the animals that are currently being looked after there.

Mr Gruffydd said: “I was delighted to be able to visit Bryn-y-Maen … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found dead in a flooded ditch with his front and back legs tied together.

A member of the public found the shocking discovery at Barecroft Common, Magor, Caldicot. As well as his leg’s tied together the dog had a towel over his head.

The dog was microchipped and was revealed to be Sam, a 16-year-old Jack Russell.

RSPCA inspector Emma Smith tracked down the owners who told her Sam had … Continue reading…