An injured cat was dumped on the doorstep of the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre on Saturday evening.

The tortoiseshell-and-white female cat was found by Centre staff during the early evening of Saturday (4 November), prompting an appeal for information about the circumstances behind the abandonment.

Staff found the cat with an injured neck, which was red and sore. The cat also has a severe flea infestation, but was not microchipped – meaning its owner cannot be easily traced.

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Two tiny kittens were found abandoned in a Dolgellau cardboard box, prompting an RSPCA Cymru appeal for information.

A member of the public found the two ginger kittens, thought to be aged between five and six weeks old, in a park in the Pen Caeau area of the town on Wednesday (1 November).

The kittens appeared lethargic when discovered but, fortunately, were found to be healthy upon veterinary inspection. They are now in the care of the RSPCA.

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A plucky cat who ventured to the top of a telegraph pole had to be rescued – after getting stranded up there!

The RSPCA was contacted by a member of the public who spotted that the tabby cat had been stuck at the top of the 30ft-high pole in Warwick Road, in Bootle, Liverpool, for at least two hours.

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An RSPCA centre is appealing for homes for three pairs of best buddy cats who can’t bear to be apart.

The trio of cats – Lionel and Poppy, Perdi and Hilda, and Lopez and Charlie – have all been at the RSPCA’s Gonsal Farm animal centre, in Dorrington, Shropshire, for three months.

Sadly, they have little interest from potential adopters since being available for rehoming.

Ryan Traynor, cattery supervisor at Gonsal Farm, said: “All of these cats have been through … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has re-iterated advice around keeping animals safe during fireworks, as Bonfire Night draws closer.

Many animals – of all shapes and sizes – find fireworks frightening, and estimates suggest 45 per cent of the UK’s dogs show signs of fear and distress by the loud noises fireworks emit.

The reminder follows previous advice issued by the RSPCA, around fireworks during the Diwali celebrations, and the release of sky lanterns at Halloween.

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