An appeal for information has been launched after the reported theft of a horse which was subject to RSPCA enquiries.

The horse had collapsed in Cardiff’s city centre in front of crowds of people on April 20.

RSPCA Cymru attended the scene, while Police enlisted the support of a Pontardawe-based animal sanctuary to move the animal and provide boarding while investigations continued.

The equine was subsequently signed into the care of the RSPCA by the owners – however, before the … Continue reading…

An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched after a stray cat in Cwmbran was found “peppered” with shot thought to be from a shot gun.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after the cat was seen staggering, with an injured back leg, and struggling to stand up and walk properly in the Greenmeadow area of the town.

The white and black male cat has been seen straying by local residents in the area over a number of years.

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Animal lovers across Pembrokeshire are being invited to a special coffee morning to find out more about the local RSPCA branch.

RSPCA Pembrokeshire Branch is hosting a coffee morning on 1 June, at the Pembrokeshire Association of Voluntary Services, between 11am and noon.

The event – which is free for guests – is an opportunity to learn more about the branch’s activities, and meet a local RSPCA inspector.

A host of volunteering opportunities are available – including acting as a … Continue reading…

A Llandudno resident had a s-s-s-s-urprise – after a stray, five-foot royal python paid him a visit as he painted a garden fence.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after the snake was discovered at the Cwm Place property on Tuesday (May 7).

The snake – who appears in good health, with no visible injuries – was confined, and safely collected by the RSPCA soon afterwards and is now in the care of a specialist centre.

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RSPCA Cymru continues to receive hundreds of “troubling” calls annually about dogs left in hot cars – despite a major campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of doing so.

Over the past two years there have been nearly 1,000 calls to the RSPCA in Wales in regards to concerns of animals exposed to heat – 494 calls in 2018 and 497 calls in 2017. A huge majority of these calls were in relation to dogs in hot cars.

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