An injured cat was dumped on the doorstep of the RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre on Saturday evening.

The tortoiseshell-and-white female cat was found by Centre staff during the early evening of Saturday (4 November), prompting an appeal for information about the circumstances behind the abandonment.

Staff found the cat with an injured neck, which was red and sore. The cat also has a severe flea infestation, but was not microchipped – meaning its owner cannot be easily traced.

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RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is seeking donations of unwanted garden furniture.

The centre, based on Hartridge Farm Road, is looking for tables and chairs, in good condition, to use across the site.

Newport Animal Centre found loving new homes for 380 rescue animals in 2016, namely 194 cats, 109 dogs, 51 rabbits and 26 other small animals.

The centre is also seeking donations of large plastic storage boxes, with or without lids, to help store equipment and other items.

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Two French bulldog pups found abandoned in a Pontypool cardboard box are set to become television stars, after a remarkable U-turn in RSPCA Cymru care.

Yoda and Mogwai will play a starring role in the first episode of the new series of The Dog Rescuers, the hit Channel 5 show, which follows the animal welfare work of the RSPCA.

They were found by a member of the public in Pontypool Park on Saturday 12 November, and were taken into RSPCA … Continue reading…

As the Uefa Champions League finals come to South Wales, RSPCA Newport Animal Centre is urgently seeking a new home for a football-loving dog.

George, a tan and white cross breed, is seeking a second chance of happiness after coming into RSPCA care. His previous owner was prosecuted for Animal Welfare Act offences.

The dog was collected by a local authority dog warden in December, at which time his ribs, spine and hips were visible, he was covered in urine, … Continue reading…

RSPCA Cymru rescued 1,843 cats throughout Wales during 2016, and the charity is bracing itself for an “influx” into its centres over the summer months.

Newly-released data suggests the RSPCA is rescuing more than five cats across Wales every single day, and the traditionally busiest period of the year is now to follow for the charity.

The summer period is typically considered ‘kitten season’ – and, sadly, this can mean an influx of cats and kittens at RSPCA centres.

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