A European eagle owl has been found in the Aberdare area, with its owner unable to be identified – prompting an appeal for information from RSPCA Cymru.

The bird, believed to have been kept as a pet, was found on 1 November by a member of the public, and later collected by the RSPCA.

Whilst the owl had a ring on, the bird was not registered, so RSPCA Cymru is seeking information which may help in identifying the owner. The … 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 is appealing for information, following reports of pet poisonings in the Llandysul area, Ceredigion.

The charity is also urging cat owners to be cautious after two cats – named Pearly and Murray – were sadly put to sleep in October, after the owner’s vet confirmed they had been poisoned with ethylene glycol, the main ingredient in anti-freeze.

Following the reports, the RSPCA has been making enquiries locally, and are appealing to the public to come forward with any … 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…