A black and fawn pug has been found in a Lliswerry Park in a “devastating state” with injuries consistent with dog fighting.
RSPCA Cymru was alerted after a member of the public spotted the struggling dog in Black Ash Park in Newport on 12 May.
The dog was unable to walk, and was covered in nasty wounds which vets thought were several days old, and potentially indicated fighting activity.
The pug was rushed to a local veterinary practice, where he … Continue reading…
A South Wales cat was rescued in the early hours of the morning, after getting his head stuck in a commercial rat trap in Langstone.
The animal welfare charity was contacted at 2.25am on Wednesday (January 9) – with the cat found near Langstone’s Premier Inn in Newport.
RSPCA officers work around the clock for animals in need – and within an hour, an inspector had rescued the cat and transferred him to a veterinary practice, where the rat box … Continue reading…
As the one-month countdown to Christmas approaches, RSPCA Newport Animal Centre are offering the public the ideal opportunity to get into the festive spirit with their annual Christmas fete.
The fete takes place at Ringland Labour Club, in Newport’s Hillfield area on Saturday (24 November).
Attendees will have the chance to meet Father Christmas himself, at a Santa’s Grotto. There’ll also be face-painting, children’s games, stalls, various craft stalls, bric-a-brac; plus a host of traditional games – including raffle, tombola, … Continue reading…
RSPCA Cymru has received more than 150 calls in the last five years related to concern for animals and fireworks.
Between 2013 and 2017, the charity recieved 152 calls from across Wales from members of the public concerned that fireworks could be having a damaging impact on animal welfare.
The animal welfare charity is now bracing itself for more calls about animals negatively impacted by the entertainment explosives, as Wales prepares to celebrate Guy Fawkes Night.
RSPCA Cymru wants to … Continue reading…
Two small cats have been found abandoned on a Newport driveway, prompting an RSPCA plea for information.
A member of the public found the cats on their driveway on Bassaleg Road in the South East Wales city on Wednesday (17 October).
The cats – one who is predominantly white, and the other who is mainly tortoiseshell – are fortunately in good health, but the RSPCA has launched an appeal in the hope of finding out who, and why, they were … Continue reading…