RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following reports of two fatal cat poisonings in the Pontyclun area of Rhondda Cynon Taf.

The RSPCA was called by a member of the public on 3 November, who had taken their seven-year-old cat, named Leia, to a local veterinary practice, who discovered traces of anti-freeze poisoning in her blood.

It is also understood that a neighbour’s cat also recently died, following a suspected poisoning, prompting the RSPCA to urge local cat owners to … Continue reading…

A King Charles spaniel found has been found in Merthyr Tydfil in a horrendous state, prompting a plea for information from RSPCA Cymru.

The chestnut-coloured, dog – known as Robin – was rescued by the RSPCA after he was found straying in Merthyr Tydfil on Tuesday, 1 November at around 5pm, by a local resident.

When rescued by RSPCA Cymru, the dog was staggering, with very heavily matted fur and was full of fleas. He was very underweight, and though … Continue reading…

A terrified cat has been rescued from a tree in Nantymoel, near Bridgend, after joint action from RSPCA Cymru and South Wales Fire & Rescue Service.

Rhubarb became trapped around 20 feet up a tree on Wednesday (12 October). Though the cat was in good health and responsive, he appeared both rigid and scared and was hardly moving.

There were further concerns about the welfare of the cat, due to the speed of winds, meaning the top of the tree … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is urging the public to come forward with information after a cat was fatally shot with a pellet gun in the Rumney area of Cardiff.

The shooting occurred on Tuesday 23 June, between 7pm and 8pm.

Attempts were made to remove the pellet through surgery, but the pedigree male cat – named Mishu – sadly died after going into cardiac arrest.

Inspector Kate Parker said: “We urgently wish to track down whoever was responsible for this shocking incident, Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed the unanimous backing given by Councillors in Rhondda Cynon Taf to a ban on the use of sky lanterns on Local Authority land.

Councillors voted in favour of the action at a full council meeting on Wednesday evening (June 24th), and also urged the Welsh Government to implement legislation restricting the use and sale of sky lanterns across Wales.

The Notice of Motion debated by RCT Councillors showed clear support for RSPCA Cymru’s long-standing campaign on … Continue reading…