A PET blessing service is to be held at St Tydfil’s Church, Merthyr Tydfil on Sunday 5 October.

The event is being run in association with RSPCA’s Glamorgan North and East branch and will take place at 3pm.

Father Mark Prevett said: “For us this is Animal Welfare Sunday and is the Sunday nearest the day we remember St Francis of Assisi, who is the Patron Saint of Animals.

“We are holding a service at 3pm in the afternoon at … Continue reading…


Stars of Strictly Come Dancing have helped to put a spring in the step of two abandoned Staffies after they made appeals on social media to help find them a new home.

Reigning dancefloor champion Abbey Clancy was among the stars to send out tweets encouraging a new owner to come forward for Fred and Ginger.

The two lovable staffies were named after the iconic Hollywood dance partners Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Show favourites – judge Bruno Tonioli … Continue reading…

ASSEMBLY Members will be among those raising awareness of how some farm animals are kept by taking part in an egg-citing challenge.

This year’s RSPCA Farm Animal Week takes place from Monday 29 September to Sunday 5 October and the theme is: Farm animals are individuals.

If you would like to be part of the mooovement come and visit us on Thursday 2 October as we will be outside the Senedd in Cardiff Bay between 9am to 4pm, where we … Continue reading…

THIS little kitten is definitely one tough cookie.

Seren, who is currently at the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre, is the only one left of a litter of five.

Sadly her brothers and sisters all died of parvo (Feline Panleukopenia virus).

Seren, who is only six weeks old, also had the virus but luckily recovered.

Deputy manager at the centre, Rebecca Jeffery, said: “Seren is one tough little cookie to be the only survivor.

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We’re desperately trying to find a new home for a very special mum who gave birth to a litter of kittens under a storage container at an Asda store in Lincoln.

All four kittens have found new homes, including the only boy George, who was aptly named after Asda’s clothing range.

But mum Asti, who was named by Asda staff, is still in need of a new home. We’re hopeful someone will come forward and take her on soon…. Continue reading…