A ginger cat has been shot in the Betws Ifan area, with his multiple injuries so severe that he had to be put to sleep.

On Tuesday (25 May), a member of the public found the cat in a very bad way and contacted the RSPCA’s Ceredigion Branch for support.

The Branch provided funding for the cat to be taken to Castle House Vets in Newcastle Emlyn – where X-Rays revealed a series of bullets to two legs, thought to … Continue reading…

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is appealing for cat fosterers to support the development of felines in their care.

A home environment is “very beneficial” for a cat’s welfare – and the RSPCA has many cats who cannot yet be rehomed and would benefit from time with a foster carer instead.

Fosterers play a vital role in looking after cats in the care of the RSPCA until they can be rehomed.

Young kittens, or pregnant cats, may need to wait some … Continue reading…

A North Wales-based RSPCA branch increased the numbers of animals it helped by more than 27 percent last year, as they delivered a lifeline to animals across the region amid the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic.

The RSPCA’s Clwyd & Colwyn Branch, which runs a Rhyl-based clinic on Vaughan Street, received more than 28,000 calls for assistance during 2020. They delivered frontline support to 3,464 animals, an increase of 27.5 percent compared with the 2,716 animals they assisted the previous year.

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The cat was having great difficulty moving, had a nasty leg wound and blood all over her back. Sadly, vets found a bullet from an air weapon in Sasha’s leg.

Vets amputated the leg in surgery – but tragically, following the trauma of the shooting, Sasha died three days later of heart failure.

An appeal to the local community has now been launched to come forward with any detail about this sad incident. Anyone who may know who shot Sasha … 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…