ANIMAL welfare will be the hot topic for discussion at an event involving six schools and an expert guest panel in Cardiff Bay this Friday [5 June].

RSPCA Cymru will be holding its first ever school debate ‘Animal Welfare: The Great Debate’ at Siambr Hywel at the National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff Bay. The event forms part of RSPCA Week which kicks off today [1 June - 7 June].

The event will involve six schools – Cowbridge Comprehensive, Ysgol Gyfun … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru is shining the spotlight on the ‘three R’s’ of its work: rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming for RSPCA Week [Monday 1 June - Sunday 7 June]

Whether it is 17 dumped degus, a seal pup in need of rehabilitation or a sheep stuck in a bog – no animal is too big or small for the RSPCA.

In 2014 a total of 8,537 animals were rescued by the RSPCA in Wales. Some of these included 654 dogs, 2,714 cats, … Continue reading…

HE was thought to be dead when he was found by workmen on the side of the road in Merthyr.

But this little kitten – who was found on 1 May – aged around eight weeks at the time, is one little fighter.

RSPCA inspector Gemma Cooper said: “The workmen who found him at first thought he was dead. He was very subdued, thin and had sustained neurological damage to his front left leg, not being able to use or … Continue reading…

THE RSPCA is appealing for the owner of a cat that has been recently spayed to come forward.

The black cat was found on Ronald Road in Newport on 23 May by a member of the public who took her to a veterinary surgery as she had an open wound.

RSPCA animal collection officer Fiona Jackson said: “She has been recently neutered and still has dissolvable stitches in. She isn’t microchipped so we can’t identify her owner.

“She is currently … Continue reading…


HELP us find forever homes for these animals who are all waiting patiently at RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre.

Dogs at the centre include Peppa, Bruno and Barcley who all deserve a loving home to call their own.

The centre also has cats Tim and Faith along with rabbits Georgie and Roma – along with many others that are in need of a forever home.

Centre manager Debbie Caffull said: “We would love nothing more to see these animals find … Continue reading…