THE RSPCA is looking for the owner of an injured cat that was found in New Tredegar.

The black and white cat was found by a member of the public on White Rose Way on Wednesday evening (12 November).

The cat was cared for by the caller until the RSPCA arrived.

RSPCA animal collection officer Fiona Jackson said: “She is a very friendly semi-long haired cat who was wearing a blue flea collar and a silver and white collar.

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THE RSPCA is looking for the owner of a guinea pig found in a garden at Ystrad Mynach.

The brown and black guinea pig was found at Brynmynach Avenue on Wednesday evening (12 November).

The guinea pig was cared for by the caller until the RSPCA arrived.

RSPCA animal collection officer Fiona Jackson said: “He has a wound on his back which is possibly trauma related, possibly from scratching himself because he has mites.

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14.11.14

We’ve formed a new and exciting festive partnership with Santa.co.uk. Every time you buy something from their website, they will make a donation to us. This means that with each and every purchase, you will also be helping abused and neglected  animals have a better Christmas in our care.

Santa.co.uk is a website dedicated to sending personalised greetings from Santa himself – anything from a text message or phone call to a letter or DVD.

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14.11.2014

We’re advising horse owners not to graze their animals near sycamore trees over concerns with poisoning following the unseasonably warm and wet spring and summer.

The seeds found on sycamore trees are linked with atypical myopathy, which is a serious illness usually found in grazing horses in the autumn and spring.

Chief Inspector Cathy Hyde, who heads our specialist team of equine officers, said:

“It appears that vets have seen more cases of this debilitating and sadly often fatal

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13.11.2014

On the 3 November, we were called to rescue a tiny five week old kitten who was found in an oil container on an industrial estate in Watford.

He was incredibly scrawny and covered in thick black oil. He was nothing but a pair of huge pitiful eyes, so he has since been named Gollum after the character from the Lord of the Rings.

Gollum was rushed straight to the vets, where after a careful wash it was quite … Continue reading…