RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after the remains of a cat were found in suspicious circumstances next to a rope and wire hung on a tree at Pontllanfraith, Blackwood.

The shocking discovery of the black cat with white socks, was found on 3 September with only the legs and rear spine found lying on the ground. The remains were found next to a tree where there was a rope and wire hanging from it, which was located on a … Continue reading…

A dramatic seal rescue – labelled the “most technical” ever dealt with by an RSPCA officer – hits television screens on Wednesday (September 12) as part of a new wildlife series.

Wednesday’s edition of ‘Saving Britain’s Wildlife’ – broadcast on Quest Red – tells the incredible story of the seal, who became badly trapped amid heavy rocks and boulders by a sea wall near the Port Talbot steelworks in November.

Remarkably, a three-tonne boulder was physically shifted out of the … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a stray rabbit – believed to have been dumped – was found near Knighton in Powys.

The cream-coloured rabbit was found in the parking area of Kinsley Wood, near Knighton, on Saturday 1 September at around 3.30pm.

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies said: “We believe this poor rabbit may have been dumped as the nearest houses are around one to two miles away and the rabbit was found straying in the parking area.

“The … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is proud to be shining a light on organisations across Wales who have gone the extra mile for animals.

Today, the animal welfare charity has announced that 16 organisations have won 19 awards which recognise their commitment and achievement towards animal welfare as part of its CAWF – Community Animal Footprint Awards – which are being renamed as PawPrints as they enter the second decade.

It now means that since it began in 2008, a total of 143 … Continue reading…

When Chris Clement-Green was called to investigate an abandoned car and instead caught a badger-baiter red-handed, it cemented for her just how important animal welfare really is.

The former police officer has helped bring dog fighters and badger baiters to justice, she has ridden dressage horses, has two beloved rescue dogs and plans to leave a gift in her Will to the RSPCA.

Chris, 59, said: “I always knew I wanted to leave my estate to charity and having worked … Continue reading…