RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after a tabby and white cat was found in Newbridge – with worrying gastric problems.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after a member of the public found the cat in a bad way on Sunday (November 7) near Tynewydd Primary School in the Newbridge area.

There are ongoing welfare concerns regarding the cat, who has been nicknamed Hope. She has blood in her diarrhoea, and vets have linked these to gastric … Continue reading…

A cat was found with his leg “hanging off by its skin” after spending at least a week trapped in an illegal gin trap in Pembrokeshire.

The feral tabby cat was found by a member of the public in Stepaside village in their shed on Saturday (26 June) in severe pain with his leg caught in the trap.

Local residents said they had seen the cat over one week prior with an object attached to his leg – but sadly … Continue reading…

A Persian cross kitten will be settling into her new home this Christmas after a “miraculous” recovery in the care of the RSPCA.

The tiny tricolour kitten – initially nicknamed Carol by RSPCA officers – was one of 13 cats rescued by the RSPCA after being found in “appalling” conditions at a property in Treorchy.

Sadly, the prospects of a happy Christmas for Carol were initially very grim. She was struggling with very bad cat flu, had a severe head … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after a tabby cat lost his front left leg following an “horrific” injury caused by an illegal gin trap in Abercynon. 

The small cat – named Pickles – was found by window cleaners hiding beneath wooden pallets in the playground of Abercynon Community Primary School on Tuesday 1 September.

It is thought the trapped cat dragged himself to the school with his leg held by the device. He had been missing since … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has praised “magical microchipping” – after a cat who had been missing since December was reunited with his owners.

Black cat Sparkle had been missing for eight months before being found only 1.5 miles from his Michaelston Road home in Cardiff.

The RSPCA was alerted after the cat was seen on nearby Hengoed close with an injury to the base of his tail.  Fortunately, the injury wasn’t serious – and a scan of Sparkle’s microchip revealed his owner … Continue reading…