Category Archives: Wales

'Shock' increase in animal cruelty

 

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The South Wales Evening Post today reported a ‘shock’ increase in animal cruelty in the last year.

 

The BBC ran a similar story this morning.

 

 

 

However, whilst the figures are distressing and the number of badly treated animals is disgracefully high, the fact is that the 2007 Animal Welfare Act is doing exactly what it was meant to do.

As a direct result of last year’s legislation, which Continue reading

Rescue dog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On a day when all the rest of news is sad or bad, it is great to hear some good news for once.

 

This Newfoundland is being trained to rescue people from the sea in Swansea.

The picture came from the Daily Mail and you can read more about this Super-Dog here

 

 

Beautiful grey & white cat found in Mountain Ash

Regular visitors to my little blog will know that on a couple of days a week, we drive the ambulance for the RSPCA in Swansea. Today we had to take a beautiful grey and white cat, aged possibly about two years, to the vet for a check-up, after she arrived at the Centre. She had been brought in by one of the Animal Collection Officers from Mountain Ash where she had been found straying in the past couple of days. Continue reading