A black cat has been rescued from a tight squeeze – after getting their neck badly caught-up in netting between two Port Talbot properties.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted on Saturday (14 April) after a member of the public saw the panicked cat thrashing around and constrained by green netting adjacent to two walls.

An RSPCA animal welfare officer attended Trefelin Crescent, and was able to cut the terrified moggy free from the netting.

Fortunately, the cat was not injured from … Continue reading…

A woman has been handed a six-month community order for the way she treated her pet cat.

RSPCA Cymru attended the Upper High Street, Rhymney property of Eleanore Catherine Rhiannon Jenkins (d.o.b 15/01/1972), where a number of pets were living – including a tabby male cat then named Mischief, whose left-eye was found to be in a “horrendous condition”, partially closed due to pus and discharge.

The extent of the cat’s facial injury made it clear appropriate veterinary care was … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has today made fresh calls for action to stamp out problems in the ‘hidden’ sanctuary sector, amid fears pets, wildlife and farm animals may be suffering in silence behind closed doors.

Animal welfare establishments – commonly referred to as sanctuaries or rescues – are often invaluable resources for improving animal welfare; undertaking a hugely important function – but, without regulation, major problems can occur.

There are around 90 known animal welfare establishments¹ in Wales – but, in reality, … Continue reading…

The circumstances leading to the sad death of a ginger and white cat found in Cardiff has led the RSPCA to launch an appeal for information.

RSPCA Cymru was contacted after a very unwell cat was sighted by a concerned member of the public on Lon Y Ffin in the Ely area of Cardiff.

She reported the cat – who had been seen in the area over a number of months – was now staggering, and appeared unable to eat, … Continue reading…

Animal lovers in the Wrexham area are being invited to enjoy a cuppa and cake to help raise vital funds and awareness of responsible pet ownership.

The RSPCA’s Wrexham & District Branch has organised a pet-friendly Coffee Morning on Saturday (24 February), at the War Memorial building in Queensferry.

Supporters will have the opportunity to meet the Branch’s team and volunteers, and learn more about the charity’s work to promote responsible pet ownership in the local area, through vaccination, neutering, … Continue reading…