RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following the sad discovery of a decomposing dog found in a black bin bag in Aberbargoed.

The call came into the RSPCA on Saturday (9 February) after the bag was found on the mountainside near a rugby field in the Commin Road area known locally as ‘Y Graig’.

RSPCA inspector Simon Evans said: “We’d like to thank the member of public who called us about this awful discovery that would have been extremely distressing … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru officers have rescued a nanny goat and her newborn after they both fell down a cliff in Llandudno.

Animal collection officer (ACO) Ann Lloyd Williams and inspector Mike Pugh were both called on two separate occasions to help rescue the goats that had unfortunately fallen down a 30-foot cliff behind Anglesey Road.

ACO Lloyd Williams was first called to the area to assist a newborn goat on 25 January.

“The kid – which was only a few hours … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru rushed to the aid of a cat stuck high up a tree in New Inn – only to find the animal was in fact … a snapped tree branch!

The animal welfare charity was contacted today (8 February) after a member of the public reported seeing a cat, approximately two-storeys from the ground up the tree, amid blustery, windy and potentially hazardous weather conditions. The sighting was made at woodland by Heol Madoc.

It was claimed that the … Continue reading…

Cat owners in Tonypandy have been warned to be vigilant following fears of a double cat poisoning in the local area.

Two male cats – named Albus and Tigger – had to be put to sleep on veterinary advice, after returning home on Wednesday morning (6 February) with symptoms consistent with poisoning.

Both cats were vomiting, and drinking a lot of water. They had very pale gums – and were wobbling when walking. Vets felt it was highly likely that … Continue reading…

A four-foot long adult corn snake has been found lying on a Cyncoed wheelie bin in Cardiff.

The discovery was made in the central Cardiff area on Wednesday (6 February), and RSPCA Cymru were contacted to come to the rescue.

An appeal for information has now been launched in the hope of finding the owner.

The large patterned orange snake was taken into the care of the RSPCA, before being transferred to a specialist reptile centre in Dudley

It is … Continue reading…