RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is seeking donations of unwanted garden furniture.

The centre, based on Hartridge Farm Road, is looking for tables and chairs, in good condition, to use across the site.

Newport Animal Centre found loving new homes for 380 rescue animals in 2016, namely 194 cats, 109 dogs, 51 rabbits and 26 other small animals.

The centre is also seeking donations of large plastic storage boxes, with or without lids, to help store equipment and other items.

Anyone … Continue reading…

A warning has been issued to dog owners in Pontypridd, following reports to the RSPCA that meat with unidentified tablets was left out on a main road.

The charity was alerted after the meat – comprising of chicken and sausages – were spotted by a member of the public on Cardiff Road, in the Hawthorn area of the town on Monday (4 September).

Meat was scattered at intervals of 10 to 15 feet along the Hawthorn road, in an area … Continue reading…

The RSPCA’s Burton branch is urgently seeking a new home for a long-stay cat with a heart condition which may result in his life being shortened.

Clive has been with the branch since April after his previous owner was hospitalised, but sadly since then no one has come forward to offer him a home.

The 18-month-old has a grade 4 heart murmur, and staff are worrying that this puts people off from adopting him – but the staff are sure … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a hedgehog was found with horrific burn injuries in Houghton Regis, on Bank Holiday Monday (28 August).

The hog was found by a concerned member of the public in Tithe Farm Road area of Houghton Regis at around 10am. The caller confined the hedgehog in a box and contacted the RSPCA.

RSPCA inspector Jaime Godfrey collected the hedgehog and was horrified to discover that they had an oval sore of around three inches … Continue reading…

Assembly Member for Neath Jeremy Miles has experienced the day-to-day life of an RSPCA inspector, praising the “good work” carried out by the charity on the frontline.

Mr Miles accompanied RSPCA inspector Neill Manley on several calls in and around his Neath constituency on Wednesday (30 August).

The ride-along gave Mr Miles a chance to experience what RSPCA inspectors deal with on a day-to-day basis, with incidents related to animal abandonments, and advising owners on the importance of neutering and … Continue reading…