An appeal for information has been launched after the reported theft of a horse which was subject to RSPCA enquiries.

The horse had collapsed in Cardiff’s city centre in front of crowds of people on April 20.

RSPCA Cymru attended the scene, while Police enlisted the support of a Pontardawe-based animal sanctuary to move the animal and provide boarding while investigations continued.

The equine was subsequently signed into the care of the RSPCA by the owners – however, before the … Continue reading…

An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched after a stray cat in Cwmbran was found “peppered” with shot thought to be from a shot gun.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after the cat was seen staggering, with an injured back leg, and struggling to stand up and walk properly in the Greenmeadow area of the town.

The white and black male cat has been seen straying by local residents in the area over a number of years.

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RSPCA Cymru is urgently appealing for any witnesses who saw a “horrific” incident – which resulted in the death of a cat – to contact the animal welfare charity urgently.

CCTV appears to show two dogs attacking the cat on a driveway in Treseder Way, Caerau, Cardiff, before it is then kicked by an individual. The incident happened at around 8.15pm on Sunday, March 24.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Black has spoken of her shock after viewing the CCTV. Sadly the … Continue reading…

RSPCA prosecutions in Wales have hit a FIVE-YEAR HIGH – with social media and video evidence playing a central role in catching many perpetrators of animal cruelty.

Offenders are being caught in the act on camera – or are openly filming themselves harming animals – with RSPCA Cymru calling 2018 a year of “unimaginable cruelty”.

In 2018, there were 164 convictions secured by the RSPCA in magistrates’ courts across Wales with RSPCA Cymru superintendent Martyn Hubbard describing cases as “shocking, … Continue reading…

A run-away tortoise spent at least FOUR DAYS roaming Wrexham woodland.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public found the female Horsefield tortoise in woods adjacent to their Linden Grove property in Llay on 20 March.

However, local residents had spotted the animal four days previously – before the tortoise was later safely collected by a member of the public, and the RSPCA was notified.

RSPCA Cymru is now appealing for information which could help locate the … Continue reading…