RSPCA Cymru rescued a skewbald horse – believed to be of trotter-type – found to have a serious leg injury, prompting the animal welfare charity to launch a search for the equine’s owner.

Officers were contacted after the horse was seen to be trapped, with water up to their shoulders, in a field off Wentloog Avenue in Cardiff.

The horse was found to be trapped in a reen, and the RSPCA enlisted the help of the South Wales Fire & … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has launched a search for the owner of an emaciated Shetland pony left in an “awful condition” on land adjacent to the A48 in the Coedkernew vicinity.

The animal welfare charity was notified after concerns from members of the public, who had seen the pony struggling to move.

An officer attended, and found a black Shetland pony unable to properly walk or stand-up, who was lame on their hind legs. The pony’s hips and spine could be easily … Continue reading…

The decomposing and potentially burned body of a rabbit has been found dumped in a cage on a Caerphilly business park, prompting an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information.

Officers from the animal welfare charity were alerted after a member of the public found the cage off Van Road in the town yesterday (26 April).

The rabbit was found in a metal-barred cage, with the animal’s body very decomposed – comprising “little more than fur and bones”.

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There are fears two men deliberately set a dog on a cat in Tredegar in the early hours of Thursday morning (February 8), following reports to RSPCA Cymru. 

A ginger male neutered cat was found on Yscuborwen in the town with deep wounds to his leg and back end, thought to have occurred as a result of the alleged dog attack.

RSPCA Cymru was notified amid claims a member of the public spotted two men exit a white van at … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is celebrating as the final local authority to ban the release of deadly sky lanterns on their land approved restrictions on their use on Wednesday, effectively making Wales a no-fly zone for the devices on council land.

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council unanimously approved plans to restrict sky lantern use on land controlled by the local authority in a vote.

The charity has long highlighted the dangers these devices pose to public safety and to animal welfare.

In … Continue reading…