RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Centre is seeking volunteers to support animal welfare by becoming foster carers.

The centre, based in Upper Colwyn Bay, is seeking individuals who could offer suitable, temporary homes to any of their animals and – in particular – puppies and small breed dogs.

Bryn-Y-Maen rehomed 453 animals in 2016, and foster carers often play a vital role in the rehabilitation process for animals rescued from cruelty and neglect.

RSPCA foster carers provide support to many different animals – … Continue reading…

A Newport MP swapped the green benches of the House of Commons for the passenger seat of an RSPCA van on Thursday (October 5).

Jessica Morden MP, who represents Newport East, took to Twitter to praise the “excellent work” of the charity, after spending the day attending calls with RSPCA inspector Sophie Daniels in, and around, her constituency.

Calls dealt with included issuing a warning notice related to an obese dog, tending to calls about equine welfare, and giving advice … Continue reading…

Seven puppies have been found dumped “like litter” in a cardboard box in Wrexham, in a “shocking example” of pet abandonment.

The Staffordshire bull terrier-cross pups, thought to be six weeks old, were found in woodland in the Erddig area on Sunday evening (October 1).

Fortunately, the pups were in good health, and were taken into the care of Wrexham Council, via the local authority’s dog warden.

RSPCA is now calling on anyone with information related to the abandoned puppies … Continue reading…

An RSPCA Cymru appeal for information has been launched following reports that a number of cats in the Abercynon area have gone missing.

The charity has been contacted after a male tabby and white cat, named Monty, went missing from Lock Street in the area on July 25 – and has not been found.

Enquiries from the animal’s owner suggest numerous other cats from the surrounding streets have gone missing, prompting concern as to what has happened to them. It … Continue reading…

Two dumped rats were found abandoned in a filthy cage in Newport, without food or water.

RSPCA Cymru was notified after the rats were spotted by a member of the public on a grass verge, in the Moorland Park area of the city.

The rats, one of which is grey, and the other white, were spotted at 9.30am on 24 September, and were not at the location the previous evening.

An RSPCA officer collected the rats, and took them for Continue reading…