A GENEROUS man has donated a trailer tent to help RSPCA’s Animal Centre in Newport raise much needed funds.

Norman Lawrence had put the trailer tent up for sale, but then reconsidered as he has a real love for animals and thought it would be a nice idea to donate it to the animal centre instead.

The trailer tent is in an extremely good condition and has hardly been used.
It is hoped that the sale of the tent will … Continue reading…

An RSPCA Cymru petition, backed by the British Veterinary Association, calling for an end to non-stun slaughter was officially launched today (Monday).

Current law in Wales requires animals to be stunned before slaughter – but exemptions exist for certain communities.

RSPCA Cymru’s Steve Carter and President of the BVA Welsh Branch Rob Davies kicked-off the campaign at the Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, calling on the Welsh Government to end these exemptions and implement an outright ban on slaughter without stunning … Continue reading…

18.07.14

Dog owners have been urged to keep their pets cool to avoid the heartbreak of losing a much-loved companion.

With weather forecasts predicting that temperatures could soar over the next few days, we have issued our regular appeal to owners to keep their dogs safe in the sun.

Hot cars can be death traps

RSPCA chief vet James Yeates said:

“A hot car can be a death trap for dogs, it’s as simple as that. Leaving your dog in

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15.07.14

We’re appealing for information after a cat was tied up in a duvet cover which was put inside a Lidl shopping bag and abandoned at one of our charity shops.

The young tabby cat was found by chance at the RSPCA shop on Blackstock Road in Central London on the morning of Friday, 11 July.

 

Abandoned in a pile of donations

The cat is thought to be around a year old and has been named Stuart Lidl by … Continue reading…

14.07.14

We’re appealing for help after a young horse with a broken leg was cruelly dumped among rubbish at a flytipping hotspot.

A member of the public spotted the injured piebald yearling in Bramble Lane, Upminster, Essex, at 8.30am on Monday, 7 July and moved her to safety.

Sadly when the yearling was examined by a vet it was discovered she had a broken front leg and she was put to sleep to stop her suffering further.

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