RSPCA Cymru has praised the “power of microchipping” after a 17-year-old cat was reunited with their owner, after being missing for two weeks.
The one-eyed cat had somehow moved an amazing six miles – having ventured from her Sully home to Barry.
RSPCA Cymru was contacted after the cat was found staggering in the Ewbank Close area of the Vale of Glamorgan town.
Fortunately, the cat was microchipped and the RSPCA was able to trace the owners, and return the … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru and Natural Resources Wales have joined forces to urge livestock owners in flood-risk areas to sign up for flood alerts, after the RSPCA rescued 12 stranded sheep from River Clwyd flooding in mid-June.
The animal welfare charity was alerted after members of the public spotted the stranded sheep in a meadow, with water current either side of the animals.
Video footage captured the precarious situation which the sheep found themselves in.
Fortunately, a successful rescue was completed by … Continue reading…
RSPCA Newport Animal Centre “cannot wait” to welcome the public to its annual dog show, BBQ and summer fete on Sunday (7 July).
The Hartridge Farm Road animal centre has organised children’s games, arts, crafts, bric-a-brac, craft stalls, a tombola and more, with the event running from 11am to 3pm.
Entrance is only 50 pence per head, while free parking is available.
Canine companions are invited to take part in the dog show, which will “celebrate dogs of all breeds, … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has rescued two hedgehogs trapped in a pit where roadworks are being carried out in Whitchurch in Cardiff.
Officers from the charity were alerted after a caller spotted the hedgehogs trapped in the pit at the dead of night, approximately three to four foot underground, and surrounded by rain water.
The rescue took place today (26 June) on Cae Yorath in the Welsh capital city.
Fortunately, the hedgehogs had managed to wriggle free of the rain water, so … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has welcomed Welsh Government action to deliver tougher prison sentences for the worst perpetrators of animal abuse.
Lesley Griffiths, the Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, announced today (26 June) that a legislative consent motion will be put forward, paving the way for the relevant aspects of the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill – announced by Defra – to apply to Wales, as well as England.
If passed, that legislative consent motion would pave the way for the … Continue reading…