Three cats affectionately named after Charles Dickens characters are urgently looking for new homes, from the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre.

Oliver Twist, Fagin and Bullseye all arrived at the Centre at the same time, having been signed over into RSPCA Cymru care after their previous owner died. They arrived at Bryn-Y-Maen in mid-February.

They are three of ten cats who came into the charity’s care from a single Bangor property – all of whom now have names inspired by Charles … Continue reading…

A cat from the Ely area of Cardiff has been fighting for his life after being shot in the leg with a pellet from an air rifle.

Dobby, a black and white male cat, went out at 7.40am on 22 February, from a Wheatley Road property, and by the time he returned home at 9.30am, had a visible wound on his body after being shot with a pellet.

Fortunately, the cat has come through veterinary surgery, with his recovery process … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has issued a warning to pet owners following a string of reported cat poisonings within the South Wales East area.

Annie Simmonds, RSPCA inspector, has been responding to incidents in Crumlin, Newbridge, and in Pontllanfraith, near Blackwood.

It was reported to the RSPCA that in mid-December, three cats had died in the Rhymney Street area of Pontllanfraith, Blackwood. They lost their lives on 14 December, 15 December and 21 December respectively, with two of the deaths confirmed by … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru worked with South Wales Fire & Rescue to save a cat trapped approximately 65-feet up a tree in the Swansea area.

The young cat, named Olly, had become stuck up the tree on 27 January, just a few doors down from the owner’s property, in Loughor.

RSPCA Cymru arrived to the garden of the Maes Yr Haf Place property, where the cat was found towards the top of the towering tree.

The RSPCA enlisted the support of the … Continue reading…

An RSPCA officer caught a cat which was tumbling 40-foot to the floor from a towering tree in a remarkable Cardiff rescue.

RSPCA animal collection officer Annie Janes completed the rescue in the Penylan area of the city on 29 December.

Members of the public had spotted the cat – named Pedro – who appeared scared and remained still in the tree, with weather conditions cold and icy. Attempts from residents to coax the feline down with food proved unsuccessful…. Continue reading…