RSPCA Cymru rushed to the aid of a cat stuck high up a tree in New Inn – only to find the animal was in fact … a snapped tree branch!

The animal welfare charity was contacted today (8 February) after a member of the public reported seeing a cat, approximately two-storeys from the ground up the tree, amid blustery, windy and potentially hazardous weather conditions. The sighting was made at woodland by Heol Madoc.

It was claimed that the … Continue reading…

Cat owners in Tonypandy have been warned to be vigilant following fears of a double cat poisoning in the local area.

Two male cats – named Albus and Tigger – had to be put to sleep on veterinary advice, after returning home on Wednesday morning (6 February) with symptoms consistent with poisoning.

Both cats were vomiting, and drinking a lot of water. They had very pale gums – and were wobbling when walking. Vets felt it was highly likely that … Continue reading…

A man from County Durham has been given a suspended prison sentence and disqualified from keeping animals after admitting causing unnecessary suffering and failing to meet the needs of three kittens – one of who was found dead.

 

Matthew Dennis Parker (D.O.B 22.06.93) of Newton Street, Ferryhill appeared before Teesside Magistrates’ Court for sentencing last month (Friday 25 January).

 

He pleaded guilty to (1) causing unnecessary suffering to Thor, Belle and Tigger by failing to investigate and address … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after two kittens were dumped in a bin in Gateshead.

 

They were discovered at around 9am last Monday (28 January) in the industrial bin at the back of St Chad’s Community Project, Liddell Terrace. 

 

RSPCA inspector Suzanne Edgar said: “The person who found them said the bin lid was closed and when they opened it the kittens were just sitting there looking up them.

 

“They took some photos (above) before climbing … Continue reading…

The RSPCA has launched an urgent search for the owner of a three-legged cat, found dumped in a recycling bin, covered with fleas and ticks, in Pontypool.

Charity staff were contacted when the cat was found in the South Wales town last Wednesday (14 November).

Shockingly, a member of the public reported finding the cat inside a recycling bin.

The cat is not microchipped – and has been in the RSPCA’s care since being collected from Pontypool.

Anyone with information … Continue reading…