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.

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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…

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…

An appeal for information has been launched by the RSPCA, following reports of two fatal anti-freeze cat poisonings in Tonypandy.

The charity has been alerted after two cats, from the Zion Terrace area of the town, had to be put to sleep on independent veterinary advice, having consumed anti-freeze.

Cat owners in the Tonypandy area have also been urged to be vigilant, understand the symptoms of poisoning, and what action they should take if the worst is feared.

George, a … Continue reading…

A terrified feral Carmarthen kitten had a draining experience – before being rescued by RSPCA Cymru!

RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public heard a kitten crying loudly in the Pentremeurig Road area of the town, and located the sound to a kerbside drain.

The incident has been labelled “one of the more unusual” rescues one RSPCA officer has dealt with.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Andrew Harris attended the scene, blocked off the kitten’s escape route, … Continue reading…