A search is underway for the owner of a lost cat in Cardiff, who was found with microchip details registered over 2,000 miles away in Cyprus.

The ginger and white cat was spotted by a member of the public in the Butetown / Cardiff Bay area of the city on 15 October.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after it became apparent that the cat – who was snuffling and sneezing – appeared not to have a home to go to.

The … Continue reading…

16.04.14

On Tuesday 15 April Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to strengthen two proposed European laws, which will have an impact on the lives millions of animals.

The European Commission published the two bills last year – a proposed Animal Health Law, and a new Regulation on Official Controls. Together they aim to provide a modern, simple and risk-based approach to the protection of animal and human health.

However we believed the bills did not go far enough … Continue reading…

30.10.13

We have welcomed the launch of a new study into the puppy trade across Europe, amid concerns of poor welfare standards and breeding practices.

We have concerns that dogs and cats within some EU member states are being bred irresponsibly and with welfare standards that fall well below even the minimum standards in the UK.

Joe Moran, our senior parliamentary adviser for Europe, said he hopes the new study by the European Commission could be the first step towards … Continue reading…