RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following reports of two fatal cat poisonings in the Pontyclun area of Rhondda Cynon Taf.

The RSPCA was called by a member of the public on 3 November, who had taken their seven-year-old cat, named Leia, to a local veterinary practice, who discovered traces of anti-freeze poisoning in her blood.

It is also understood that a neighbour’s cat also recently died, following a suspected poisoning, prompting the RSPCA to urge local cat owners to … Continue reading…

A King Charles spaniel found has been found in Merthyr Tydfil in a horrendous state, prompting a plea for information from RSPCA Cymru.

The chestnut-coloured, dog – known as Robin – was rescued by the RSPCA after he was found straying in Merthyr Tydfil on Tuesday, 1 November at around 5pm, by a local resident.

When rescued by RSPCA Cymru, the dog was staggering, with very heavily matted fur and was full of fleas. He was very underweight, and though … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information, after a marmoset monkey was found in Newport on Sunday (6 November) in an extremely poor state.

The monkey was found by a member of the public on James Street, Newport. When rescued by the RSPCA, he was found to have fur missing around its belly, and small wounds on his tail.

Sadly, after being seen by an independent vet, it was also found the monkey had sustained a fractured pelvis, as well as … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has issued a further reminder to members of the public to ensure their pets are kept safe as part of any Guy Fawkes Night celebrations.

Many animals can find fireworks scary, with an estimated 45 per cent of dogs* showing signs of fear when they hear fireworks.

There are, however, many practical and straightforward steps which members of the public can take to help keep their pets safe at this time of year.

By planning in advance, pet … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information about the circumstances which led to a young, unwell puppy being abandoned at a Wrexham vets.

The RSPCA was made aware on 11 October that the young pup, aged approximately six weeks old, was left at Rhyd Broughton Vets, Gatewen Road, Wrexham. He was very poorly, visibly thin, weak, dehydrated and suffering from diarrhea.

He was in urgent need of veterinary care, so it was vital the puppy was able to get the care … Continue reading…