THE RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was allegedly seen swung by his legs and stamped on.

The RSPCA was contacted by a concerned member of the public after a family member heard a cat screaming and saw a man swinging a cat by his legs and stamping on him at the common off Walden Grange Close, Newport on 29 March. The man was apparently with two teenagers.

The caller later went to look for the cat after … Continue reading…

CAN you give a rabbit a loving home?

RSPCA’s Bryn-y-Maen Animal Centre in Upper Colwyn Bay and Newport Animal Centre are both appealing for homes for several rabbits in their care.

Deputy manager at Newport, Rebecca Jeffery said they have a long stay rabbit named Douglas that they are desperate to rehome.

“Douglas has been at the centre for the past three months, so we would love for him to find a forever home,” she said. “He is very friendly … Continue reading…

A CAT stuck up a tree for three days in Newport has been rescued.

The RSPCA assisted with the rescue at Faraday Close carried out by South Wales Fire and Rescue Service White Watch firefighters from Malpas Fire Station.

RSPCA animal collection officer (ACO) Fiona Jackson said the white cat had been stuck up the 30 foot tree for around three days. Officers first attended the location on Tuesday, but despite efforts the cat would move to the end of … Continue reading…

POOR Bernard was extremely ill when he was found.

He was emaciated, infected with salmonella and was even too exhausted to stand. The RSPCA rescued him in Gwent along with four other horses around three years ago.

Bernard was so weak he used the walls and doors to lean on and required assistance to get himself up after laying down as he was just not strong enough.

He was very underweight, his back was covered in rain scald sores and … Continue reading…

A TINY fox cub has been rescued from Cardiff by the RSPCA.

The RSPCA was contacted on Monday [30 March] after some members of the public found the animal at Samuels Crescent, Whitchurch, Cardiff.

RSPCA animal welfare officer (AWO) Sian Burton said: “The callers said they had found a small animal but did not know what it was. They thought it might have been a puppy but the legs were too short.”

The small fox had been wrapped in a … Continue reading…