An abandoned six-month-old kitten starved to death in an Aberdare property, after tragically being unable to claw into unopened sachets of food left at the house.

Ms Rhiannon Sian Davies (d.o.b 07/06/1987), of Llwynderi, Pen Y Waun, pleaded guilty to an Animal Welfare Act offence, after leaving the cat to die in an Aberdare house, with the neglect causing the feline “unimaginable, severe and totally unnecessary suffering.”

She was given a 10-week custodial sentence, suspended for 12 months, and banned … Continue reading…

Five dead ponies have been found dumped in a Pentyrch ditch – with a pair of trainers potentially offering a clue as to who abandoned their bodies.

The shocking discovery, on Tyn-Y-Coed Road, has prompted an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information, with a pair of blue Adidas trainers found at the scene potentially linked to the incident.

A South Wales Police officer found the equine bodies on 27 May. None of the animals had microchips or could be identified to … Continue reading…

A deaf dog who spends time with people affected by dementia in specialist North Wales facilities has been awarded ‘Rescue Dog of the Year’ at the Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre’s Fun Dog Show.

Ted, who is approximately eight years old, picked up the accolade at the event in Upper Colwyn Bay on Sunday (21 May).

Rescue dogs from across North Wales were in attendance at the show – many of whom had inspiring, uplifting stories to share with the judges.

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Dog lovers from across North Wales are invited to the RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre’s Fun Dog Show on 21 May.

The ‘Fun Dog Show’ is taking place at the Centre, in Upper Colwyn Bay, on Sunday 21 May, and runs from 11am until 4pm.

Staff at the Centre have highlighted how the show celebrates “everything we love about dogs, of all breeds, shapes and sizes”.

There will be fun dog classes aimed at owners of all ages during the day, … Continue reading…

Members of the public have been urged to vote with their feet, and give a circus using performing wild animals a miss in Porthcawl this week.

The circus is taking place between 10 May and 14 May in the town, and the charity believes a low turnout at the event is important to further highlight the public’s lack of support.

RSPCA Cymru is campaigning for an outright ban on the use of wild animals in circuses – a practice they … Continue reading…