A couple in Porth were left shocked after the pelt of a deer was found dumped in their back garden, with its presence a “complete mystery”.

RSPCA Cymru is urgently appealing for information as to how the deer’s skin was thrown into the South Wales garden, on High Street in Porth, fearing that it could be linked to wildlife crime.

The animal skin – with one piece measuring approximately one metre in length – was found on Saturday 17 December, … Continue reading…

One cat has died, and another has been battling for his life, after being poisoned with anti-freeze in the Caerphilly area.

RSPCA Cymru is urging members of the public to come forward with any information to ascertain how the two cats, who are brothers, consumed the poison.

The devastated owner of the Corbett Grove, Caerphilly cats has no idea where the poisonous substance came from.  The first – named Oliver had to be put to sleep on veterinary advice, whilst … Continue reading…

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…