A number of small furry animals at the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre are looking for the perfect, loving new home this Saint Valentine’s Day.

The Centre may be best known for re-homing both cats and dogs; but rabbits, ferrets and rats are among the dozens of animals based at Newport looking to find the perfect partner this February.

Members of the public looking to provide a suitable, loving new home for animals are also being reminded that many animals, based … Continue reading…

An appeal for information has been launched, following the suspected poisoning of two cats in Porth.

RSPCA Cymru is also urging pet owners to be vigilant, after an owner – from Leslie Terrace in the town – lost both of her cats.

A local resident returned home on 28 January to find one of her cats dead, with veterinary inspection confirming her second cat had also been poisoned.

Following the incident, RSPCA Cymru is urging anyone with any information to … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru worked with South Wales Fire & Rescue to save a cat trapped approximately 65-feet up a tree in the Swansea area.

The young cat, named Olly, had become stuck up the tree on 27 January, just a few doors down from the owner’s property, in Loughor.

RSPCA Cymru arrived to the garden of the Maes Yr Haf Place property, where the cat was found towards the top of the towering tree.

The RSPCA enlisted the support of the … Continue reading…

The cruel and indiscriminate nature of snares has been highlighted, after a badger became trapped in a device in the Vale of Glamorgan.

RSPCA Cymru was alerted to the incident on 5 February, after a badger was found trapped in the snare, next to a fence, in a Barry field.

A member of the public initially thought the badger was foraging by the fence, but, after being concerned by a lack of movement, later found it to be trapped.

The … Continue reading…

A puppy was found abandoned in the early hours of the morning on the doorstep of a member of the public who works closely with an RSPCA branch.

The person, who works with the RSPCA Llys Nini branch, found the helpless pup on their doorstep – in Swansea – at 5.30am in the morning on 29 January.

He was found with a distended stomach and an eye problem. The puppy was taken to a local veterinary practice, for initial care, … Continue reading…