AMs must now ensure equine welfare remains high up on the political agenda

Monday 27 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is delighted that the Control of Horses (Wales) Bill has received Royal Assent today.

The new law will equip local authorities in Wales with additional powers to tackle fly-grazing and abandonment problems which can have severe consequences for animal welfare and community safety.

RSPCA Cymru firmly believes this is a positive step forward but does not provide all the answers to … Continue reading…

Friday 24 January 2014

The Llys Nini Animal Centre in Swansea is making a special appeal for new homes for around 50 cats who have battled a life-threatening illness but are now fit and well and desperately in need of loving homes.

The animal centre has had a very difficult time over the past few months with staff having to battle a potentially fatal illness in their cattery.

The Swansea based animal rescue centre had to stop taking in abandoned, … Continue reading…

Horse was struggling to walk because of badly overgrown hooves

Wednesday 22 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a young female horse found on a common at Pantypwllau in Coity, Bridgend on January 8 2014.

The tri-coloured mare was struggling to walk because all four of her hooves were badly overgrown and split. Enquiries were made with commoners who graze their horses at the site and the local horse warden but the owner is yet to be … Continue reading…

Wednesday 22 January 2014
A dog has been reunited with his owners after wandering away from his new home in Monmouthshire.

English bull terrier, Dylan went missing from his home in Gilwern on Tuesday 14th January 2014. His owners had only recently moved to the house and Dylan managed to escape from an outdoor run he was in while builders worked on the property.

Four days later on Saturday January 18th, RSPCA Cymru received a report of a collapsed dog … Continue reading…

Bird was found in garden in Rhondda Cynon Taf
Tuesday 21 January 2014

RSPCA Cymru is trying to trace the owner of a tame buzzard found in Pontyclun on Saturday (January 18th). The bird was found by a member of the public who managed to confine him in a garage in the Cross Inn area until the RSPCA could collect him.

The male bird had leather jesses and anklets on his legs and was uninjured apart from some damage to … Continue reading…