THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned in a forest near Resolven.

A member of the public called the RSPCA after they first spotted the black female Labrador type dog on Friday [8 May].

RSPCA inspector Nic De Celis said: “The dog is of a normal weight but has got a skin condition which has resulted in fur loss. She is a friendly dog but has no identification so we can’t track down her owners…. Continue reading…

NEWPORT Adoption Centre is doing all it can to promote responsible rabbit ownership as part of Rabbit Awareness Week.

This year the awareness week – which kicked off on Saturday and runs until Sunday 17 May – is all about providing the correct environment for your pet rabbit.

Rehoming coordinator at the in-store RSPCA adoption centre based at Newport Pets At Home, Becca Vincent, said: “This year we are getting stuck in to Rabbit Awareness Week with lots of activities … Continue reading…

A SIMPLE microchip has reunited a missing kitten found under a car bonnet with his owners.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after hearing the black and white kitten under a car bonnet in Mumbles, Swansea, on Saturday [9 May].

Luckily, the kitten was able to escape his tricky predicament and the caller was able to keep him safe until the RSPCA arrived.

RSPCA animal collection officer Ellie West said: “Luckily he was microchipped and I could contact … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA has successfully freed a deer that became entangled in a hammock in a Monmouth garden.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Sian Burton was called to a Penyclawdd garden on Thursday [7 May] after a deer managed to get its antlers trapped in a hammock in the caller’s garden.

AWO Burton said: “The young deer was tangled in a string hammock and was really stressed as it couldn’t get out.

“We managed to cut the deer free from the … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for information after three rabbits were found apparently dumped at the side of a Newport road.

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after the rabbits were found in fields near Penylan Cottages, Bassaleg, Newport, on Wednesday evening [6 May].

The three domestic rabbits were collected by RSPCA inspector Simon Evans who took them to a veterinary surgery for a check up.

Inspector Evans said it appears that the rabbits were just dumped in the … Continue reading…