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Search for owner of matted cat found in Clynderwen

Cat found in Clynderwen. Credit: RSPCA Cymru

Officers were alerted after a member of the public spotted the cat on Glas Y Dorlan on 29 November, and thought the cat was in need of help.

RSPCA Cymru are sure the cat has recently been owned – as she is exceptionally friendly; but she is not microchipped.

The cat is currently in the care of the RSPCA – and has some issues bearing weight on her front left leg, while she was thin and her fur was very matted when she was found.

Anyone who recognises the cat, or has information on who may own her, has been urged to contact the RSPCA’s inspectorate appeal line.

RSPCA inspector Keith Hogben said: “This cat is exceptionally friendly – and we’re sure she has recently been owned. There may well be someone looking for her right now.

“Her fur was very matted – and she may have been away from home for some while. She’s in our care at the moment, and has some issues bearing weight on her leg and is a little underweight too.

“This incident reminds us about the importance of microchipping – as if this cat was chipped, we’d have been able to find out where she had come from immediately.

“We hope the owner will come forward – or anyone who recognises this cat and may have more information. Our appeal line can be reached on 0300 123 8018.”

This cat is one of countless animals the RSPCA expect to rescue this festive season – but RSPCA Cymru relies on the kindness of its supporters to be able to carry out this urgent work.

Inspector Keith added: “Our officers are on the frontline across England and Wales rescuing animals from danger and suffering 365 days a year, and we are often their only hope. We’re asking people to Join the Rescue this Christmas to help bring more animals to safety.”