An RSPCA animal centre is urging the public to donate blankets and hot water bottles to help the animals in its care this winter.

RSPCA Newport Animal Centre rehomed 380 animals in 2016, and helps dogs, cats, rabbits and other small furry animals find a second chance of happiness in a new forever home.

The centre, based on Hartridge Farm Road, uses hot water bottles in its cattery, while blankets are used for bedding and animal care across the centre…. Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru has welcomed news that the Welsh Government is working to increase the maximum prison sentence which can be handed down to those convicted of animal cruelty.

The Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs Lesley Griffiths has announced that officials from Wales will be working with the UK Government, which has today submitted a draft animal welfare bill for the consideration of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee.

It is anticipated that this will … Continue reading…

Snow may have fallen across much of North Wales in recent days – but one snowy-coloured, long-stay feline at the RSPCA Bryn-Y-Maen Animal Centre continues to search for his second chance of happiness.

Monty, a four-year-old domestic shorthair, is a gentle giant, and is looking for a calm and peaceful new home to match his chilled-out personality.

He has been in the RSPCA’s care since June, after he was seen by a member of the public straying in the Conwy … Continue reading…

A neglected cat from Liverpool who had been abandoned in a house is due to star on the small screen in the new Channel 5 show Jo Brand’s Cats and Kittens.  

Scatty was rescued by the RSPCA after concerned neighbours reported that they believed the cat had been abandoned in the house after the tenants moved out.

RSPCA inspector Paul Heaton attended the property with the landlord. When they entered the house, they found underweight Scatty living amongst her … Continue reading…

The story of two kittens who survived cat flu – which killed their two siblings – will be told in the new Channel 5 show Jo Brand’s Cats and Kittens.  

Billy and Bert were rescued by RSPCA inspector Herchy Boal after a member of the public contacted the animal charity when they found them in their garden with their stray mum.

When Herchy arrived at the house in Birmingham, one of the kittens was on the verge of death. … Continue reading…