RSPCA Cymru appeal for information to trace owner

Thursday 19 September 2013

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a rat was found dumped in a cage at the end of an alleyway in Newport.

A member of the public discovered the animal at around 12.45 on Monday (16/09/13) at the end of Milner Street, Liswerry and kept her until an RSPCA inspector could attend.

Initially it was thought that the black and white female rat was pregnant but following … Continue reading…


RSPCA branches and animal centres across the North of England are facing a cat crisis with many reporting unprecedented numbers of felines in their care.

The crisis is so bad that most branches and centres are unable to take in any more cats at the moment and several have more than 100 desperately waiting for new homes.

Our staff and volunteers at centres and branches say the pressure facing them is escalating and they are calling on the public … Continue reading…

RSPCA centre in North Wales hosting cat crazy Sunday

Wednesday 18 September 2013

Bryn y Maen animal centre near Colwyn Bay will be mad about cats on Sunday 22 September.

The centre’s first Cat Crazy Day will feature a range of cat-egories including low cost microchipping, loads of cat care advice and information, a treasure hunt and a cat less cat show where the moggies will be judged on the photographs entered by their owners.  Visitors are asked not to … Continue reading…


We are calling on the government to follow its own guidance on the export of live farm animals after new information revealed welfare checks apparently not being carried out in line with government commitments.

Nine months ago Animal Welfare Minister David Heath MP changed the welfare checks required to export live animals to the continent. He said every consignment would be checked at loading and a proportion again at the port of departure until the government were entirely satisfied … Continue reading…

A black and white cat has been rescued from mud flats on the river Usk in Newport.

 RSPCA officers along with colleagues from Fire and Rescue and Newport City Wildlife retrieved the small and unruffled creature from a stretch of the river near Newport Bridge in the centre of the city on the morning of Thursday 12 September.

 The small animal had fallen down a seven foot wall onto the mud flats and fire and rescue officers had to use … Continue reading…