RSPCA’s Newport Animal Centre is urgently appealing for items to help with the day-to-day care of animals at the centre. 

The centre, based on Hartridge Farm Road, in Newport, is asking members of the public to donate newspapers, large plastic boxes and containers, blankets and durable dog toys, this festive season.

Items such as newspapers can be invaluable as bedding for small furry animals, whilst containers – with or without lids – store food and other pet care products.

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RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information after a poorly ragdoll-type cat came into the charity’s care, after being found tied to a fence.

The cat was found on Caerleon Road in Ponthir on Sunday 11 December, and was tied to the fence using only a piece of string.

In desperate need of veterinary care, the cat was found visibly thin, with serious diarrhoea. It was constantly crying, and seemed in pain when her stomach was touched.

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RSPCA Cymru is appealing for information, after a marmoset monkey was found in Newport on Sunday (6 November) in an extremely poor state.

The monkey was found by a member of the public on James Street, Newport. When rescued by the RSPCA, he was found to have fur missing around its belly, and small wounds on his tail.

Sadly, after being seen by an independent vet, it was also found the monkey had sustained a fractured pelvis, as well as … Continue reading…

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More people are following in the footsteps of big-hearted celebrities and rehoming one of our rescue pets.

The latest rehoming figures show that so far this year more rescue cats, dogs and horses have been adopted from us than last year.

RSPCA rehomers this year include comic John Bishop who adopted Milo the pig; double gold medal dressage star, Charlotte Dujardin, who fell in love with a foal called Santa; and actor John Hannah who gave kitten Milo a … Continue reading…

Tuesday 17 December 2013
RSPCA Newport animal centre is appealing for donations to pay for two operations needed for six year-old Sharpei cross, Stella.

Stella was brought to the centre because of concerns for her welfare as she needed specialist medical care for a hernia and entropia. Entropia is a condition that affects certain breeds of dogs and is caused when there is excess skin in the eyelids, that leads to irritation.

Lovely Sharpei cross Stella needs two operationsContinue reading…