The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat recently died of suspected poisoning in Pontypool.

The owner of the tabby cat reported to the RSPCA that her pet became very unsteady and appeared to be having a fit. She took her cat to the vet who diagnosed it as antifreeze poisoning. Sadly she was put to sleep.

The caller from Davis Close also fears that her other cat was also poisoned as her black and white moggie died of … Continue reading…

SEALS are not usually known for their hiking credentials – but Jelly the young pup has been on quite a mission.

The exhausted seal, named Jelly, was found at least half a mile from Abereiddy beach in Pembrokeshire in the early hours of Tuesday morning (2 September).

Animal collection officer Ellie West said Jelly, who is only a week old, had been on quite a tiring adventure. “Jelly was found in quite unusual circumstances,” she said.

“Members of the public … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after an owl was found in Ystrad.

It is believed that the bird is owned by someone as it appears tame and has a metal ID ring on its leg, but efforts to trace the owner from the ring have so far failed.

The eagle owl was found on the road near Danycoed, Ystrad in Pentre on Saturday (30 August).

RSPCA animal collection officer Sarah Davies said: “A member of the public saw the … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is issuing another warning about the dangers of litter after a crow was trapped in a tree due to fishing line.

The bird had become tangled in a tree near a canal at Blaen Y Pant Crescent, Newport, on Sunday (31 August). The bird’s feet were stuck in fishing line and it was first noticed by a member of the public at around 1.20pm.

Firefighters from Malplas Fire Station attended the scene who were able to bring the … Continue reading…

A YOUNG seal is in RSPCA care after being found without her mum on a Pembrokeshire beach.

The grey seal was found on Whitesands near St David’s on 22 August, and was the first young pup of the season found in the area.

RSPCA animal collection officer Ellie West said: “She was what we call a ‘white coat’ as she had all her fluffy white fur coat as she was so young, in fact she was only about 24 hours … Continue reading…