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…

With approximately 80 cats currently in their care, the RSPCA’s Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre is launching an urgent re-homing appeal for anyone looking for a forever, feline friend.

Centre manager Victoria Williams says the number of cats looking for a new home is “worryingly high”.

RSPCA Cymru is reminding members of the public to prioritise adopting, rather than shopping, if they are considering a new addition to their family.

Cats seeking a new home include four adorable kittens, named after stars … Continue reading…