A Pembrokeshire man has been banned from keeping dogs for five years, after failing to investigate and address the emaciated state of two Basset Hounds.

Mr Robert Lyn Jenkins, of Maes Y Bryn, Llandissilio, Clunderwen, pleaded guilty to the Animal Welfare Act offences at Haverfordwest Magistrates’ Court on 16 January 2017. This is an absolute ban, as it cannot be appealed for a five-year period.

An RSPCA inspector said the Hounds had been through a “very tough time”, and both … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched an urgent appeal for information, after a male Bengal cat from Flint suffered horrendous injuries after being shot with a pellet gun on New Year’s Eve.

The charity was called after the cat – named Jester, from Albert Avenue – was found in an awful state, with his back legs collapsed. He was taken to a local veterinary practice for urgent treatment, where his legs were found to have become paralysed.

He has a pellet near … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after the suspected stabbing of a Shetland pony in the Penycae area of Wrexham.

On Wednesday [July 29], the owner of the pony – named Casper – found the animal, at Plas Bennian Road, with a deep wound on its shoulder. It is believed the injury was sustained between 10pm on 28 July and 12.15pm the following day.

RSPCA Inspector Kia Thomas said: “Whilst the cause of this nasty wound is unknown, Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is urging the public to come forward with information after a cat was fatally shot with a pellet gun in the Rumney area of Cardiff.

The shooting occurred on Tuesday 23 June, between 7pm and 8pm.

Attempts were made to remove the pellet through surgery, but the pedigree male cat – named Mishu – sadly died after going into cardiac arrest.

Inspector Kate Parker said: “We urgently wish to track down whoever was responsible for this shocking incident, Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following a suspected cat poisoning in Pontyclun.

The cat, from Stuart Terrace, Talbot Green, and aged 8 to 10 months, was taken to the vets after its owner noticed it appeared disorientated, confused and unable to walk properly.

Sadly, the vet had to put the animal to sleep. Upon examination, it was found the cat had crystalised kidneys and glycol in its urine sample, which would prove consistent with anti-freeze poisoning.

RSPCA inspector Izzi … Continue reading…