RSPCA Cymru and South Wales Fire and Rescue Service have teamed-up to save a cat trapped up a Treorchy tree.

The charity was alerted after the male cat  – named Moritz – became trapped seven metres up a tree in the Blaenrhondda area, on 12 March.

RSPCA Cymru attended, and enlisted the support of the South Wales Fire & Rescue Service who used ladders to reach Moritz and bring him back to safety.

Moritz is now safely back with his … Continue reading…

A kitten rescued by the RSPCA after spending a morning absconded in a car engine is now looking for a new home.

Twelve-week-old Ayrton, named after the iconic racing driver, was discovered under the bonnet of a car in Northycote Farm, Underhill Lane, Wolverhampton on 16 September.

Driver Wayne Rutter had pulled up to eat his lunch after driving about 10 miles around the area for work that morning, and heard a plaintive miaow.

The 50-year-old photocopier engineer said: “I … Continue reading…

A cat found covered in oil has been rescued by the RSPCA – and has been named Diesel after his ordeal.

The RSPCA received a call from a concerned member of the public who found the black-and-white male cat smelling very strongly of fuel in Price Street, Birkenhead.

RSPCA inspector Anthony Joynes said: “Poor Diesel was covered in some sort of oil, which left him very unwell.

“The only way to get this oil off him was to completely shave … Continue reading…

A plucky kitten who got her head stuck in an industrial bin drainage hole has been rescued in a joint operation between the RSPCA and West Midlands Fire Service.

The head of the tiny five-week-old kitten was spotted in the car park at Hailes Park Close, Wolverhampton, by a member of the public yesterday morning (Tuesday, 5 January), who immediately rang the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Steve Morrall said: “When I arrived, I saw the head of the kitten poking out … Continue reading…

A cat was rescued by the RSPCA and West Midlands Fire Service after becoming impaled on a fence in Birmingham.

The young female tabby, who has been named Sparkle, was found by a member of the public on a metal railing fence in their back garden in Bromford Lane, Washwood Heath, on the evening of Friday, 6 November.

A 45cm metal pole had impaled the cat’s left hind leg, causing extensive injuries. She is now recovering in the RSPCA’s care … Continue reading…