A Wrexham cat faces the shocking prospect of potentially having his leg amputated after getting caught in an illegal gin trap.

The male ginger cat – named Tigger Bob – returned to his Maelor Avenue home in Penycae, with the device trapped to his leg.

It is unclear who put the trap down, or the circumstances behind how the poor cat came to be caught by the gin trap. The incident is believed to have taken place on Wednesday (17 … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched after the discovery of a French bulldog in the Splott area of Cardiff with a large bleeding mammary tumour on her left-side.

The dog was found by a member of the public on Wednesday (17 January), and taken in by the local authority. A veterinarian gave the dog antibiotics, and a full examination.

A microchip was detected on the dog – but, following RSPCA investigations, it has emerged the details do not appear … Continue reading…

A seal who was admitted to the RSPCA after getting stuck in a drain on a beach has been released back to the wild after a 138-day recovery.

Common seal Tyrion arrived at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire, in July last year after being rescued from Bagillt, in Flint, North Wales, by Chris Cureton and his team from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue.

He weighed only 10kg when he arrived, far below the ideal weight … Continue reading…

The search is on to find a loving new home for an affectionate North Wales Staffordshire bull terrier, who loves the seaside and playing games.

Salad – a ten-year-old female dog – is currently in the care of the RSPCA’s West Gwynedd branch, and is based with a fosterer.

The dog has been described as an “affectionate, playful and fun” companion, who could live with children of secondary school age.

RSPCA West Gwynedd took the animal into their care after … Continue reading…

A dead royal python has been found in the Cwmbran area, with bruising on the head and body of the animal.

RSPCA Cymru has launched an appeal for information after the discovery of a still, injured snake was made by a member of the public on 30 December, at Wool Pitch in the Greenmeadow area of the town.

An RSPCA officer collected the two-foot long snake; and veterinary examination sadly confirmed the animal was dead.

The royal python was found … Continue reading…