A Wrexham cat faces the shocking prospect of potentially having his leg amputated after getting caught in an illegal gin trap.

The male ginger cat – named Tigger Bob – returned to his Maelor Avenue home in Penycae, with the device trapped to his leg.

It is unclear who put the trap down, or the circumstances behind how the poor cat came to be caught by the gin trap. The incident is believed to have taken place on Wednesday (17 … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched after the discovery of a French bulldog in the Splott area of Cardiff with a large bleeding mammary tumour on her left-side.

The dog was found by a member of the public on Wednesday (17 January), and taken in by the local authority. A veterinarian gave the dog antibiotics, and a full examination.

A microchip was detected on the dog – but, following RSPCA investigations, it has emerged the details do not appear … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru received “deeply worrying” calls about distressed and unwell stray dogs on New Year’s Day in the Caerphilly County Borough area – which could be linked to the fear sparked by fireworks displays.

Officers were alerted to stray dogs found in Crumlin and New Tredegar, on New Year’s Day.

The charity fears that the straying may have been caused by the dogs being frightened by late-night fireworks as Wales celebrated the arrival of 2018.

In Trinant in Crumlin, a … Continue reading…

There are always presents to wrap, people to see and turkeys to cook over the busy festive period – but just be aware of the hidden hazards which could ruin your pet’s Christmas.

The RSPCA is urging pet-owners to be prepared for any emergencies which arise over Christmas – and to ensure that the festive time is as non-stressful as possible for our fluffy friends.

From toxic foods, the dangers of decorations and keeping your pet calm among the Christmas … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a lethargic snake was found in the Kinmel Bay area.

The charity was alerted after the black, yellow/white and red milk snake was found by St. Asaph Avenue on Friday (15 December). The unwell snake was spotted by children who were walking to school.

Milk snakes are from the same genus as kingsnakes and are common in the reptile pet trade.

Sadly, the snake was in poor condition, with a badly damaged mouth. … Continue reading…