CAN you give a rabbit a loving home?

RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay and Newport Animal Centre are both appealing for homes for several rabbits in their care.

Deputy manager at Newport, Rebecca Jeffery said they have a long stay rabbit named Douglas that they are desperate to rehome.

“Douglas has been at the centre for the past three months, so we would love for him to find a forever home,” she said. “He is very friendly … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a rabbit was impaled on railings and set on fire over Easter Weekend.


The white Lion-head type was found by horrified members of the public who called the RSPCA at around 10pm on Saturday night (4 April).


The rabbit was spotted on Bellfield Lane off Milnrow Road in Rochdale, by the railway bridge. The location was very visible, right next to some traffic lights.


RSPCA inspector Charlotte Booker said: “This … Continue reading…

Sinbad the kitten stands tall after his epic journey overseas

An eight-month-old kitten has miraculously survived a stormy 16 day journey in a shipping container from Egypt before arriving on the back of a lorry in Hereford.

Image courtesy of the Hereford Times 

Named after Sinbad the sailor, the fictional adventurer who took to the high seas, the ginger tabby kitten travelled over 2,000 miles after hopping into a shipping container in Alexandria in Egypt on 8 March.

From Alexandria, Sinbad was then shipped with luxury linens to the port … Continue reading…

A CAT stuck up a tree for three days in Newport has been rescued.

The RSPCA assisted with the rescue at Faraday Close carried out by South Wales Fire and Rescue Service White Watch firefighters from Malpas Fire Station.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Fiona Jackson said the white cat had been stuck up the 30 foot tree for around three days. Officers first attended the location on Tuesday, but despite efforts the cat would move to the end of … Continue reading…

POOR Bernard was extremely ill when he was found.

He was emaciated, infected with salmonella and was even too exhausted to stand. The RSPCA rescued him in Gwent along with four other horses around three years ago.

Bernard was so weak he used the walls and doors to lean on and required assistance to get himself up after laying down as he was just not strong enough.

He was very underweight, his back was covered in rain scald sores and … Continue reading…