A Carmarthenshire dog believed to have been straying for an incredible two-year period has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru, after being hit by a car.

The charity worked with Dyfed-Powys Police to catch the dog, after it had become injured in a road traffic collision in the Whitland area on 5 January.

It later emerged that the dog is known to have been a stray dog for a staggering period of time – following the death of his owner approximately … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched by RSPCA Cymru, after a substance poisonous to dogs was found in a container in a Cardiff garden.

Food was found in the container, mixed with a substance believed to be rat poison, in the garden of a Daviot Street property in the Roath area of the city on 12 December. Two dogs – named Troy and Storm – live at the property.

The owner of the dogs believes the substance was hidden … Continue reading…

Nursery school children in Pembroke got an unexpected education in wildlife – after a swan crash landed into their playground.

RSPCA Cymru rescued the swan, which was found at Golden Manor Nursery, on Golden Lane, on Tuesday 10 January.

The bird was found unable to take-off, due to a lack of space.

She was safely rescued by an RSPCA inspector, and released at the nearby Mill Pond, where she flew away strongly, and showed no signs of distress.

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RSPCA Cymru is urgently appealing for witnesses after reports of a Wrexham cat being beaten, and run over by a motor bike, until he lost his life.

The poor feline – named Jinxy – was found dead and sporting horrendous injuries, following a suspected incident on Glaslyn in the Acrefair area of the town.

Reports about the cat were made to the RSPCA on Friday 6 January, with the incident believed to have taken place two days earlier.

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An RSPCA officer caught a cat which was tumbling 40-foot to the floor from a towering tree in a remarkable Cardiff rescue.

RSPCA animal collection officer Annie Janes completed the rescue in the Penylan area of the city on 29 December.

Members of the public had spotted the cat – named Pedro – who appeared scared and remained still in the tree, with weather conditions cold and icy. Attempts from residents to coax the feline down with food proved unsuccessful…. Continue reading…