Thursday 22 August 2013

Three pets have been abandoned at a house in Mountain Ash by their owners who are suspected of doing a “midnight flit” from the property.

Police officers and RSPCA Inspector Gemma Cooper were called to the house in Dilwyn Street after being alerted by a member of the public.

As there were no keys available for the property access was gained through the front window of the house.

Inside a St Bernard dog, a cat and … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a cat was found hanging from a tree in the Rhymney area.

The female tabby was found impaled on the branch of a tree in Tan y Bryn on Wednesday 14 August at 8.20am. Another cat was found impaled in the same place a month ago.

 RSPCA officer Sian Burton said: “This is a deeply disturbing incident but so far we have no line of enquiry to follow. We need to know whether … Continue reading…

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Thursday 14 August 2013

Plaid Cymru Assembly Member for South Wales East, Lindsay Whittle has spent the day visiting the RSPCA’s Animal Centre in Newport.

The centre looks after cats, dogs, rabbits, ferrets and other domestic animals and can care for over 100 animals at any one time. In 2012 175 dogs, 278 cats, 47 rabbits and 75 other animals were rehomed by the centre which meant a … Continue reading…


RSPCA rescue operations come in all shapes and sizes and one of our officers in north Wales recently helped a hedgehog to freedom.

 The juvenile hedgehog was found in the drain of a garden in Townsend Avenue, Wrexham on 10 August. Despite the best efforts of the householder the prickly creature wouldn’t budge but RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas came to the rescue. The lucky hedgehog was unharmed by his ordeal and returned to the wild.

 RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas … Continue reading…

Thursday 8 August 2013

A relieved bird owner from the Wirral has thanked RSPCA Cymru after the animal welfare charity reunited him with his African Grey Parrot, Jake.

Geoffrey Kerwin was on holiday with his wife and pet parrot at their caravan in Pensarn, Abergele when the intrepid bird decided to fly through a door which had been left open by accident.

Mr Kerwin, who has had Jake since he was six weeks old was distraught: “Parrots bond with one

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