A cat was found with his leg “hanging off by its skin” after spending at least a week trapped in an illegal gin trap in Pembrokeshire.

The feral tabby cat was found by a member of the public in Stepaside village in their shed on Saturday (26 June) in severe pain with his leg caught in the trap.

Local residents said they had seen the cat over one week prior with an object attached to his leg – but sadly … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has praised “magical microchipping” – after a cat who had been missing since December was reunited with his owners.

Black cat Sparkle had been missing for eight months before being found only 1.5 miles from his Michaelston Road home in Cardiff.

The RSPCA was alerted after the cat was seen on nearby Hengoed close with an injury to the base of his tail.  Fortunately, the injury wasn’t serious – and a scan of Sparkle’s microchip revealed his owner … Continue reading…

A badly-injured tortoiseshell cat with a broken tail and damaged ear has been found outside Cardiff Central Train Station.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public found the injured cat, and took her on the train to her Newport home last Friday (16 August), at approximately 5pm.

The cat – who is now in the care of the RSPCA – was in urgent need of veterinary help, and the tail had to be amputated immediately.

Sadly, the … Continue reading…

An RSPCA appeal has been launched after a Pontyclun cat lost his leg after being shot by a pellet gun.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after the black domestic cat – named Maunzi – returned to his home on Bridgend Road with a pellet in his leg.

Maunzi was taken to a local veterinary practice, where the pellet was removed. The cat’s leg later had to be amputated due to the extent of the injuries.

The initial incident took … Continue reading…

A South Wales cat was rescued in the early hours of the morning, after getting his head stuck in a commercial rat trap in Langstone.

The animal welfare charity was contacted at 2.25am on Wednesday (January 9) – with the cat found near Langstone’s Premier Inn in Newport.

RSPCA officers work around the clock for animals in need – and within an hour, an inspector had rescued the cat and transferred him to a veterinary practice, where the rat box … Continue reading…