A black cat has been rescued from a tight squeeze – after getting their neck badly caught-up in netting between two Port Talbot properties.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted on Saturday (14 April) after a member of the public saw the panicked cat thrashing around and constrained by green netting adjacent to two walls.

An RSPCA animal welfare officer attended Trefelin Crescent, and was able to cut the terrified moggy free from the netting.

Fortunately, the cat was not injured from … Continue reading…

Kittens Wilbur and Orville were abandoned

RSPCA appeal for information after cats were found riddled with fleas and callously left with no food or water on a chilly morning in Kent

Two young cats were abandoned in a sealed cardboard box and dumped on a playing field in Sheerness on Wednesday morning (20 September)


The 16-week-old black kittens were found when a dog walker saw the cardboard box, which had been left in the middle of the football pitch on New Road, suddenly move.

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The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young cat was dumped in a locked cat carrier in woodland in Staffordshire.

The nine-month-old male black cat was found by a dog-walker in a secluded path in Apedale Country Park, in Newcastle-under-Lyme, on Monday morning (14 March).

RSPCA inspector John Groake said: “The man was walking his dog along when he saw what looked like a brand new cat carrier. Locked inside with no food or water was the poor cat. … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat lost his eye after being shot at close range in the face with an air rifle in a Leicestershire village.

Bookah, a black shorthair, was rushed to the vets on Wednesday, 28 October after his owner Emily Russ found the horrific injuries to his face.

The five-year-old cat was x-rayed at the vets, where it was found that his right eyeball had ruptured and that shrapnel from the pellets had become … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a young kitten was found in an abandoned caravan which was full of foliage and mouldy food.

The unkempt caravan was located on a lay-by in Fosse Way, Warwickshire, past Monks Kirby. Confined inside was a black male kitten, approximately eight weeks old.

The kitten has been named Kirby after the location where he was found and is currently in the RSPCA’s care.

RSPCA inspector Louise Labram, who attended the incident, said: “The … Continue reading…