Cat owners in Pontardawe have been urged to be cautious, following concerns of suspected cat poisoning incidents in the local area.

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a local resident – Muslimah Miah – recently lost her cat Lily, who was little over one-year-old. A toxicology report, from a local veterinary practice, confirmed the poisoning.

Miss Miah lost another cat to a poisoning 18 months ago, whilst a neighbour’s cat is also understood to have gone through the same … Continue reading…

Only a ban on the use of wild animals in circuses can properly protect against welfare problems, say RSPCA Cymru.

The Welsh Government has announced the launch of a consultation in the New Year on a series of new proposals – including the introduction of a licensing scheme for circuses.

Regular transport, cramped housing, forced training and loud noises often prove an unavoidable reality for wild animals based within a circus setting. As such, RSPCA Cymru believes the only acceptable … Continue reading…

A swan rescued by RSPCA Cymru – having been found exhausted outside a Morfa shopping centre – has now been returned safely to the wild.

The bird shocked Christmas shoppers at the Morfa Bay precinct on Thursday 1 December, with a sizeable crowd gathering to watch as the exhausted bird sat struggling outside shops.

She was rescued by the RSPCA, who provided overnight care. The swan was them transferred to a specialist wildlife facility for support, before being returned to … Continue reading…

Christmas shoppers in Swansea were left stunned as an exhausted swan was spotted struggling outside the Outfit store in the Morfa area.

A sizeable local crowd had gathered to watch the swan at the Morfa Bay shopping precinct on Thursday 1 December 2016.

She was rescued by RSPCA, who collected her and provided overnight care, before transferring her to a specialist wildlife facility for further support. It is hoped she can be released back into the wild, after a few … Continue reading…