ASSEMBLY Member for North Wales, Janet Haworth, accompanied RSPCA inspector Kia Thomas on several calls in and around her North Wales region yesterday [30 July].

Throughout the course of a busy day, they dealt with a number of incidents, involving both companion and farm animals.

One such incident centred on a Shetland pony, which had sadly been subject to a suspected stabbing. RSPCA Cymru has launched a separate appeal for information in relation to this incident.

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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 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.

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RSPCA Leeds, Wakefield and District branch’s new £1.5 million animal centre in East Ardsley opens to the public next week, after over 10 years in the planning.

 

The centre will care for and rehabilitate animals rescued from cruelty and neglect by RSPCA officers in West Yorkshire. The branch aims to find permanent, loving home for these animals in their local area.

 

Branch manager Caroline Lewis-Jones said: “The number of people convicted of animal cruelty after RSPCA prosecutions was … Continue reading…

Animal lovers are being urged to come along to this year’s RSPCA Family Fun Day on Sunday (10 August) at Felledge Animal Centre, Chester-le-Street, County Durham.

 

Organisers have packed even more activities into this year’s event and hope that local people will help make it the biggest and best yet.

 

The event takes place from 11am till 3pm, with lots going on throughout the day for families and, of course, their dogs, who are welcome on a lead … Continue reading…