The RSPCA and a tree surgeon teamed up last week to come to the aid of a tabby cat stuck 50-feet up a Llanrwst tree.

Animal welfare officers from the charity were notified after members of the public got in touch, and said the cat had been stuck in the tree for some four days.

RSPCA inspector Rachael Davies attended, and due to the great height the cat had reached, enlisted the support of a local tree surgeon from Nant … Continue reading…

As the one-month countdown to Christmas approaches, RSPCA Newport Animal Centre are offering the public the ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit with their annual Christmas fete.

The fete takes place at Ringland Labour Club, in Newport’s Hillfield area on Saturday (24 November).

Attendees will have the chance to meet Father Christmas himself, at a Santa’s Grotto. There’ll also be face-painting, children’s games, stalls, various craft stalls, bric-a-brac; plus a host of traditional games – including raffle, tombola, … Continue reading…

An RSPCA appeal for information has been launched amid concerns a number of cats have been poisoned near Whitland. 

RSPCA officers have been contacted with reports that five cats have died in suspicious circumstances in the vicinity of Whitland and Lampeter Velfrey. The incidents happened on High Street.

 Three of the cats were owned by local resident Michelle Davies. All her cats faced similar symptoms – appearing lethargic, and – in some cases – had blood appearing from the mouth…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is excited by the prospect of a “positive few years” for animal welfare, as the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths delivers an update to the National Assembly for Wales on her plans for the sector.

The Cabinet Secretary today (13 November) updated Assembly Members on the Welsh Government’s plans for animal welfare – including on proposals to potentially ban third party puppy and kitten sales, the importance of Wales being a “free-range nation” and CCTV in … Continue reading…

A Swansea-based swan had a lucky escape after being freed from dangerous fishing litter by RSPCA officers.

The animal welfare charity was alerted after the swan was spotted with a fishing hook stuck through his beak in ponds at the Swansea Enterprise Park, known locally as the half-round ponds, near the Wyevale.

A kind-hearted member of the public had spotted the bird’s plight – and the RSPCA removed the fishing line and rig, before releasing the swan back to the … Continue reading…