South Wales West Assembly Member Dr Dai Lloyd has hit the road with an RSPCA inspector, experiencing the frontline work the charity does each and every day to protect animals, and promote their welfare.

Dr Lloyd spent time with RSPCA inspector Leigh Summers on 26 April, responding to animal welfare enquiries in the Neath and Port Talbot areas.

The day-out provided a snapshot of some of the enquiries RSPCA offices respond to, including complaints about an underweight dog, animals kept … Continue reading…

A marmoset monkey has been rescued by RSPCA Cymru from a house in Blaenymaes, Swansea.

The charity was alerted to the whereabouts of the monkey, named Lola, after an advertisement appeared on social media seeking to sell the animal.

RSPCA Cymru arrived at the property to find the primate being kept in hugely inappropriate conditions. The monkey was loose in the living room, with a 3ft x 3ft x 3ft cage positioned in the corner with a UV light above … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following reports of cat poisonings on Waun Las in Neath.

The charity has been informed that Oreo, a black and white cat approximately two years old, lost his life on 17 March following a suspected poisoning.

A local veterinary practice said that Oreo had symptoms consistent with a poisoning, and sadly he had to be put to sleep.

Worryingly, RSPCA Cymru has also been made aware of two other poisoning incidences on the same … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is searching for the owner of a young male kitten found in the  area of Swansea.

The white and tabby kitten, aged approximately four months of age, was found by a member of the public on Waunarlwydd rugby field, on Monday 27 March.

Unfortunately, the kitten is not microchipped – prompting an appeal from RSPCA Cymru to track down the owner, and return the kitten to his family.

The charity is also highlighting how the incident is another … Continue reading…

A Harris Hawk has been rescued from a Swansea tree, following joint action from RSPCA Cymru and the Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service.

The bird was spotted by a passer-by on 14 March; stuck upside down in a silver birch tree in the Townhill area.

Sadly, the bird’s jesses had become intertwined in branches, leaving the Harris Hawk trapped approximately 25-feet up the tree.

RSPCA Cymru attended, and enlisted the support of Mid and West Wales Fire … Continue reading…