A dead Dogue de Bordeaux has tragically been found in a Newport river with marks around her body, prompting an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information.

The charity was alerted after the brindle-coloured female dog was found in water adjacent to Riverside Terrace in the Newbridge area of the city on Wednesday (15 November).

RSPCA officers retrieved the body from the river, with injuries visible on her left flank, and the side of the head. It’s unclear whether this damage was … Continue reading…

A collie dog trapped on a 90-foot-high cliff ledge at a quarry in Betws y Coed has been rescued.

Black – who is eight years old – had managed to get herself into a tricky situation half way down on the cliff ledge at a quarry at Cwm Penmachno.

Her owner Caio Tomlinson was unable to reach her and called RSPCA Cymru for help.

RSPCA inspector Mark Roberts and RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Will Galvin first used a reach … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru teamed-up with firefighters from Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service to save a distressed cat stuck on a Llanelli roof.

A resident of an adjacent care home spotted the cat atop the roof of a Clos Glanmor bungalow in the town.

The black and white domestic shorthair was stuck on the roof overnight between Wednesday 18, and Thursday 19 October – and, by the next morning, appeared lethargic, and upset.

RSPCA Cymru was notified on the … Continue reading…

A man from Lancashire has been jailed for 12 weeks and disqualified from keeping animals for five years after allowing his dog and cat to starve to death.

Jamie Birtwhistle (D.O.B 31.05.86) of Nuttall Street Mews, Nuttall Street, Accrington appeared before Blackburn Magistrates’ Court on Friday (6 October).

 

At a previous hearing he pleaded guilty to failing to meet the needs of Staffy ‘Bella’ and cat ‘Storm’ by failing to provide them with an adequate diet between 1 October … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot at least six times in Doncaster.

‘Summer’, a white and black female cat, came home in a shocking state just after midnight on Monday (18 September) and has had to have her eye removed as a result.

 

Owner Graham Mahoney, who lives in Wroxham Way, Cusworth, said: “I saw her at about 4.30pm on Sunday and everything was fine. She always comes home about 6pm and when she … Continue reading…