Cat was disorientated and covered in maggots

Friday July 26 2013 

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about a cat who was found wandering in an appalling state with two gunshot wounds in his head last night (Thursday 25 July).

A group of teenage boys called the RSPCA  after seeing the grey and white cat in a disorientated state near the river on the Blackwood Business Park in Pontllanfraith.

When RSPCA Inspector Gemma Black arrived she discovered that the young … Continue reading…

18.07.13

Figures reveal that almost 800 air rifle attacks were reported to us in 2012.  The horrific attacks include several cats shot in the face and whose eyes had to be removed and others who did not survive.

There were 799 incidents reported to is in 2012.  This was an increase of 40 compared to 2011 (759).  Shocking figures show that for the first six months of 2013, 438 reports had already been received.

This indicates that the overall figure … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru warn pet owners to be vigilant following attack

Monday 8 July 2013

RSPCA Cymru is warning pet owners to be vigilant after a cat was shot with an air rifle in Newport. The cat was taken to the vets but sadly died after suffering a heart attack while being treated.

The attack happened on Saturday (06/08/13) in the vicinity of Courtney street. Gwent police have been informed and are investigating the incident.

Inspector Nicola Johnson said: ““This was … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot in Treorchy, sustaining serious injuries.

The incident happened in Miskin Street on Saturday 15 June. The male black and white five year old cat was shot twice in his mouth and left eye. As a result of the injuries sustained, the left eye had to be removed.

RSPCA Inspector Gemma Black said: “This was a very cruel and callous act, resulting in a debilitating injury to this defenceless creature. … Continue reading…

20.06.13

We are appealing for information after three herring gulls were shot with an airgun in a Cumbrian town.

The birds were found on Church Street in St Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria with several air gun pellets scattered around them last Wednesday (12 June). Two had died, and a third was badly injured and taken to a vet for treatment.

Bits of bread were also found nearby, which is thought to have been used to attract the birds to a spot Continue reading…