An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched following a cat shooting incident in Colwyn Bay.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the one-year-old grey cat, named Obi, was found in a very bad way at his Cysgod-Y-Bryn home in the North Wales coastal town.

Sadly, vets found that Obi had been shot through his stomach with a pellet gun, and the bullet had gone onto snap the cat’s left back leg.

The shooting took place on either the evening of … Continue reading…

Three rescue animals with St David’s Day-inspired names are seeking new homes from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre.

Davina the cat, Dewi the dog and Dafydd the cockerel are three of the animals seeking a second chance of happiness from the RSPCA centre, at Upper Colwyn Bay, as people across North Wales and beyond mark the day of the patron saint of Wales.

One of the beautiful cats presently in the centre’s care is Davina. She was collected by an … Continue reading…

Snow may have fallen across much of North Wales in recent days – but one snowy-coloured, long-stay feline at the RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre continues to search for his second chance of happiness.

Monty, a four-year-old domestic shorthair, is a gentle giant, and is looking for a calm and peaceful new home to match his chilled-out personality.

He has been in the RSPCA’s care since June, after he was seen by a member of the public straying in the Conwy … Continue reading…

Two young pups were found abandoned tethered to breeze blocks in a North Wales lay-by, sat in their own urine and faeces, approximately 250 yards from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre, in Upper Colwyn Bay. 

A saucepan and plastic bowl filled with water were left with the pups, alongside four water bottles in a blue plastic box. They were found during the morning of 4 July.

The pups are believed to be approximately three to four months old, and appear … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru rescued 1,843 cats throughout Wales during 2016, and the charity is bracing itself for an “influx” into its centres over the summer months.

Newly-released data suggests the RSPCA is rescuing more than five cats across Wales every single day, and the traditionally busiest period of the year is now to follow for the charity.

The summer period is typically considered ‘kitten season’ – and, sadly, this can mean an influx of cats and kittens at RSPCA centres.

RSPCA … Continue reading…