Two poorly cats have been found dumped in a soaking wet cardboard box on an Ogmore Vale cycle track.

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a member of the public and their dog stumbled across the box while out walking on 29 September.

The box contained two terrified black cats – who were struggling with fur loss and sore skin. The cats are now in the care of the RSPCA’s Llys Nini branch following urgent veterinary care and pain … Continue reading…

Commenting on the Welsh Government re-committing to a review of the Animal Welfare (Breeding of Dogs) (Wales) Regulations 2014, Claire Lawson said: “RSPCA Cymru has long been clear that while new dog breeding regulations were a big step forward, legislation would need to go a lot further to provide adequate protection.

“We have long welcomed the Welsh Government’s intention to review these regulations, to ensure they best compliment the anticipated ban on the third party sale of puppies.

“The … Continue reading…

The RSPCA today urges horse lovers to rehome from them as they rescued 163 horses in Wales last year due to the ongoing equine crisis.

As part of the animal welfare charity’s special rehoming drive Adoptober, new figures have been released showing that although 328 horses were found new homes last year across England and Wales, 886 remain in the charity’s specialist equine centres and private boarding stables.

In Wales, Monmouthshire (46) and Carmarthenshire (44) topped the table on the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was found in a pet carrier – abandoned on a pavement in Cardiff.

The cat – which is now in RSPCA care – was found on 26 September at around 6pm on Lionel Road in Cardiff.
The black cat, which is a non-neutered male aged around two to three years old, was found in a grey plastic cat carrier.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black said: “He was taken to the RSPCA Merthyr … Continue reading…

A young seal has found herself in quite an unusual predicament – on top of a 50 metre high sea cliff at Abercastle.

A member of the public spotted the seal on Sunday (29 September) and a call was made to the RSPCA.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Ellie West said: “We walked quite a way along the coastal path onto the cliff top where we found the seal pup that is estimated to be just over a month old…. Continue reading…