RSPCA has launched an urgent appeal for information amid fears a badly-injured dog found in Abercynon has been used in badger digging or dog fighting activity. 

The animal welfare charity was alerted after the dog was found near the Pontcynon Industrial Estate on Sunday (8 July).

Severe injuries have been found across the body of the border terrier, who was “visibly in a huge amount of pain”.

The dog was covered in bite wounds, the most prominent of which was … Continue reading…

An RSPCA Cymru appeal for information has been launched following reports that a number of cats in the Abercynon area have gone missing.

The charity has been contacted after a male tabby and white cat, named Monty, went missing from Lock Street in the area on July 25 – and has not been found.

Enquiries from the animal’s owner suggest numerous other cats from the surrounding streets have gone missing, prompting concern as to what has happened to them. It … Continue reading…

Seven newborn kittens have been found dumped “heartlessly” in a carrier bag in Abercynon.

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information, after the shocking discovery was made by a member of the public on Wednesday (16 August).

Two of the seven kittens were found dead, while another – initially seen to be gasping – later sadly passed away. A mother cat to the kittens was nowhere to be seen.

A passer-by who discovered the kittens in the carrier bag … Continue reading…