THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a decapitated rabbit was found at Newport International Sport Village.

A member of the public made the shocking discovery on Tuesday (29 July) at around 12.10pm on the grounds of the sports centre at Velodrome Way. The rabbit was moved to a safe place as lots of children were in the area.

The domestic black and golden coloured rabbit was found with blue cord attached to its neck and did not have any … Continue reading…

Friday 1 August 2014

The RSPCA is trying to find the owner of a dehydrated and thin pedigree cat found in Caerphilly on Wednesday (30 July).

Unfortunately because the Siamese cat had not been microchipped we have not been able to track down her owner.

The cat, who has only two teeth, is aged between eight and 10 years. She was first spotted very dehydrated and hungry at Coed-Y-Llinos in Caerphilly on Wednesday (30 July).

RSPCA animal collection officer Sarah … Continue reading…


With the school summer holidays upon us, children and dogs will be spending more time together. We’ve produced advice for parents and childrenĀ to help make sure this time is spent safely.

According to the Health and Social Care Information Centre, in 2013, the age group with the highest number of hospital admissions for dog bites was children aged between 0-9 years old. Hospital injury data also show that young children are more likely to be bitten by Continue reading…

Free-range farmer tours Europe in a chicken suit, calling for honest labelling.


Today, Friday 1 August, Rosa the campaigning chicken will set out for her 39-day tour of the European Union (EU).

Rosa is calling for clear and compulsory welfare labelling of poultrymeat. She wants consumers to be able to answer the simple question, ‘How was this chicken kept?’

39 days is the average lifespan of an intensively farmed meat chicken. Intensive farming can lead to severe heart problems, … Continue reading…