RSPCA Cymru’s Newport Adoption Centre, based inside the Pets at Home superstore on Docks Way, is celebrating the third anniversary of its opening.

Since 2013, the in-store centre, the first of its kind in Wales, has found new homes for 292 animals – 288 cats, two dogs and two rabbits.

Able to house up to six cats at one time within the centre, and working with a large network of foster carers to support more cats, the site also provides … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information following reports of two fatal cat poisonings in the Pontyclun area of Rhondda Cynon Taf.

The RSPCA was called by a member of the public on 3 November, who had taken their seven-year-old cat, named Leia, to a local veterinary practice, who discovered traces of anti-freeze poisoning in her blood.

It is also understood that a neighbour’s cat also recently died, following a suspected poisoning, prompting the RSPCA to urge local cat owners to … Continue reading…

A King Charles spaniel found has been found in Merthyr Tydfil in a horrendous state, prompting a plea for information from RSPCA Cymru.

The chestnut-coloured, dog – known as Robin – was rescued by the RSPCA after he was found straying in Merthyr Tydfil on Tuesday, 1 November at around 5pm, by a local resident.

When rescued by RSPCA Cymru, the dog was staggering, with very heavily matted fur and was full of fleas. He was very underweight, and though … Continue reading…

A European eagle owl has been found in the Aberdare area, with its owner unable to be identified – prompting an appeal for information from RSPCA Cymru.

The bird, believed to have been kept as a pet, was found on 1 November by a member of the public, and later collected by the RSPCA.

Whilst the owl had a ring on, the bird was not registered, so RSPCA Cymru is seeking information which may help in identifying the owner. The … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information, after a marmoset monkey was found in Newport on Sunday (6 November) in an extremely poor state.

The monkey was found by a member of the public on James Street, Newport. When rescued by the RSPCA, he was found to have fur missing around its belly, and small wounds on his tail.

Sadly, after being seen by an independent vet, it was also found the monkey had sustained a fractured pelvis, as well as … Continue reading…