The Welsh Government must increase the maximum sentences which can be handed down to those convicted for animal cruelty, or risk treating animal cruelty as a far less serious offence, compared to neighbouring England.

RSPCA has long campaigned for an increase to the maximum sentence available for those convicted of animal abuse. A recent announcement by the UK Government confirmed that an increase – from six months imprisonment, to five years – would be made.

The charity has now learned … Continue reading…

Residents in central Cardiff have been invited to help give animals a voice and support RSPCA Cymru campaigns at the upcoming Cathays Fair.

The charity will be in attendance at the event on Sunday 2 March, between 2pm and 5pm – showcasing many of their animal welfare campaigns.

RSPCA Cymru will join local businesses, faith groups, schools, voluntary groups and others at the community event.

The event is hosted by Cathays Compass, and takes place on the pedestrianised area in … Continue reading…