The RSPCA has revealed there were 8,098 calls coming through to its cruelty line in Wales last year with concerns for the welfare of cats – which is almost one every HOUR.

Across England and Wales the charity received more than 100,000 calls and rescues more cats than any other animal whether this is moggies stuck in tight spots, to cats that have been abandoned or neglected and abused.

In Wales, Cardiff, Swansea and Rhondda Cynon Taff received the most … Continue reading…

Purr-haps you are thinking about adopting a pet cat?

If so, RSPCA Cymru is urging you to ‘adopt don’t shop’ and consider rehoming a cat from a rescue centre ahead of International Cat Day (8 August).

Currently RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay has 27 cats looking for their fur-ever homes.

Centre manager Victoria Williams said: “At the moment we do have a large number of cats in our care and would love for them to find their … Continue reading…

Could you provide a home for the adorable Rusty?

Rusty – a gorgeous six-year-old Staffordshire bull terrier – arrived at RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre back in June but he entered into RSPCA care back in April.

RSPCA animal centre manager Victoria Williams said: “Rusty is such a sweetheart – but unfortunately he has struggled adjusting to kennel life.

“At the moment he spends his time residing in the office, keeping a watchful eye on the staff at the centre. Rusty … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a gull was shot in Barry.

The animal welfare charity was contacted yesterday (5 August) after the gull was found covered in blood in a garden at Broad Street.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “When I got there I discovered a gull that couldn’t stand with a nasty wound on its wing.

“It was immediately odd as it was confined to a garden with no access in and out. Based on its injuries … Continue reading…

A hedgehog found herself in a sticky situation after falling down a storm drain in Mumbles, Swansea.

The hedgehog was unable to escape after falling around a foot down. Luckily she was spotted by a member of the public on 25 July near Overland Road with the RSPCA being contacted.

RSPCA inspector Holly Brown said: “We tried to reach down and get her but she curled up tight and couldn’t fit back through the grate. She understandably was very frightened…. Continue reading…