RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a gull was shot dead in Caerphilly.

The animal welfare charity was contacted on Saturday (13 July) after the dead gull crashed into a garden at Bryn Y Fran Avenue, Trethomas, at around 1.30pm.

RSPCA inspector Simon Evans said: “The gull had a serious wound with considerable blood loss to its head and appears to have been shot – maybe off the rooftop – and fell dead in a garden. A loud noise … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru and Jayne Bryant AM are celebrating “great news for dogs” – as Wales becomes the first nation in Great Britain to utilise Variable Message Signs on the road network to highlight the dangers of leaving canine companions locked inside warm vehicles.

The animal welfare charity and the Newport West Assembly Member teamed-up to urge the Welsh Government to include the messaging on signage across Wales during spells of warm weather.

It was confirmed that – from the beginning … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is searching for the owner of a very thin and lethargic cat who was rescued in the Porth area of South Wales.

Officers from the charity came to the aid of the cat, who was found to be very thin, lethargic and flea-ridden after a member of the public spotted the troubled puss on Henllys in the town on Wednesday (10 June).

The neutered, male cat was microchipped – however the details are not up-to-date, so the RSPCA … Continue reading…

A school year group branded the “most compassionate” in England and Wales has been given a tour of an RSPCA animal centre to congratulate them for their efforts.

Year three pupils at the Welsh-medium, Cardiff-based Ysgol Gymraeg Coed y Gof picked up the accolade in the recent RSPCA Honours, after producing a creative animation to promote animal welfare.

The ‘Compassionate Class’ competition is a key part of the RSPCA’s Generation Kind initiative; an ambitious set of prevention programmes aimed at … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has praised the “power of microchipping” after a 17-year-old cat was reunited with their owner, after being missing for two weeks.

The one-eyed cat had somehow moved an amazing six miles – having ventured from her Sully home to Barry.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the cat was found staggering in the Ewbank Close area of the Vale of Glamorgan town.

Fortunately, the cat was microchipped and the RSPCA was able to trace the owners, and return the … Continue reading…