The RSPCA is searching for information after a skinny and lethargic cat was found in Chepstow.

Officers from the charity responded to reports of a black and white cat, spotted on Heather Close in the Monmouthshire town.

The female cat was microchipped – however, the residents reported to the RSPCA that they had given up ownership of the cat many years ago.

An appeal for information has been launched – seeking either an owner of the cat, or anyone with … Continue reading…

Three dead foxes with their abdomens slit have been found in Chepstow, only a short distance from a separate pile of dead wild animals dumped earlier this year.

A dog walker made the shocking discovery on Wednesday (20 February), and contacted the local police, who enlisted the support of RSPCA Cymru. An urgent appeal for information has now been launched.

The three fox bodies – two male and one female – were found a short walk from Chepstow Garden Centre … Continue reading…

A pile of dead wild animals – including a decapitated deer – have been found in a “horror film” discovery, made in Hayesgate, Chepstow.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the gruesome discovery was made at St. Pierre on New Year’s Day.

The dumped dead animals include two Canada geese, two mallard ducks and an unidentified bird of prey. Shockingly, a decapitated deer, the deer’s severed head; a separate deer skin and rib cage were also found at the site.

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People across Wales have been urged to vote with their feet and steer clear of separate circus shows currently travelling the country with performing wild animals in tow.

RSPCA Cymru has long led the campaign to see the use of wild animals in circuses outlawed in Wales – and celebrated success recently when the Welsh Government announced it is exploring legislative options to introduce a ban.

However, the practice presently remains legal in Wales – and two circuses featuring a … Continue reading…