An American bulldog was found in a “pitiful” condition staggering the streets of a South Wales village, prompting an urgent RSPCA Cymru appeal for information.

Officers from the charity were contacted after the female dog was found in the village of Quakers Yard – near Merthyr Tydfil – on Friday (9 March).

The white and brown dog – who is very identifiable due to a scar on her back – had an abscess underneath her throat which was dripping with … Continue reading…

A cat found lost in Cardiff with a microchip registered to Cyprus has been reunited with his happy and relieved owners, following a successful RSPCA Cymru appeal.

Limmy, a ginger cat, had been missing from his owners – the Biggs family – since 22 August.

The ginger and white cat was found by a member of the public in the Butetown / Cardiff Bay area of Cardiff on 15 October, snuffling and sneezing. They alerted the RSPCA, which prompted a … Continue reading…

A stray cat which was taken into an RSPCA centre has been reunited with her owner after a year of being missing – following a social media appeal to find her owner which led to an offer of help from the Swedish government!

Cookie went missing from her home in Westhouses, near Alfreton, Derbyshire, in August last year, devastating her owner Jessica Vestin, who had brought the cat over from her home in Sweden in 2015.

Jessica spent the next … Continue reading…

An RSPCA branch is offering dog owners the chance to get their pooch microchipped for only five pounds in Caernarfon.

RSPCA West Gwynedd is urging people whose dogs are not yet identified in this way to attend a special microchipping session.

The event takes place on Saturday 30 September, at Noddfa, Cil Peblig, Caernarfon, LL55 2RS, and will run from 10:30am to 15:30pm.

Households can get a maximum of two dogs chipped for five pounds each.

The Caernarfon-based event will … Continue reading…

It’s FUR-REAL! More than 10,000 cats have been neutered and microchipped across Wales as part of a scheme which encourages responsible ownership.

The Wales Cat Neutering and Microchipping Project which is run by RSPCA Cymru and Cats Protection aims to encourage cat owners to neuter and microchip their pets.

RSPCA Cymru is now delighted to announce that more than 10,000 cats have now benefited from the scheme.

RSPCA Cymru’s project support and development manager, Helen Ward, said: “Last month we … Continue reading…