The RSPCA is appealing for information after a spate of cat poisonings in Caerphilly Borough.

RSPCA officers have been told of three separate addresses where at least three cats have died of antifreeze poisoning with another six cats reported to have died of the same cause.

On Saturday 2 March a Trethomas cat was put to sleep after high levels of ethylene glycol were found in her urine. The veterinary surgery reported that three other cats in the area had … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was fatally poisoned in Bargoed.

The animal was found crying loudly and staggering at an address in Lewis Crescent, Bargoed on Sunday 24 February. The owners took the grey female cat to a veterinary surgery in Newport and they confirmed that she was suffering from antifreeze poisoning. The animal was put to sleep by a vet.

RSPCA inspector Emma Smith said: “We urgently need more information about this poisoning. There may … Continue reading…

If you live in Wales, you have until St David’s Day (1 March) to let the Welsh Government know that you support the Control of Dogs (Wales) Bill .

The consultation on the new Bill lays out the Welsh Government’s plans to tackle irresponsible dog ownership in Wales. This can be anything from an owner letting a dog stray and foul, or not dealing with aggressive or other inappropriate behaviour towards other dogs, animals or people.

RSPCA Cymru is urging … Continue reading…

Shotgun Red Kite

The RSPCA is currently caring for a rare bird of the prey – a Red Kite – after it crashed landed into an electric fence after being fired at with a shotgun.

 

The bird was found by a member of the public in a field on Saturday 2 February in Sleap Harmer Hill near Shrewsbury. It was seen spiralling out of the sky before crash landing into an electric fence in a field. It then stayed motionless as if … Continue reading…

The RSPCA Bryn-y-Maen animal centre in Upper Colwyn Bay is looking for a new home for a faithful friend named Tonto who is today (6 February) celebrating a sad anniversary – he has been in kennels for one year.

 

Tonto came to the RSPCA Birmingham Animal Centre on 6 February 2012 after his owner neglected him, leaving him thin and suffering from a flea allergy.

 

It didn’t take too long to get Tonto back into great condition, but … Continue reading…