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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One cat has died, and another has been battling for his life, after being poisoned with anti-freeze in the Caerphilly area.

RSPCA Cymru is urging members of the public to come forward with any information to ascertain how the two cats, who are brothers, consumed the poison.

The devastated owner of the Corbett Grove, Caerphilly cats has no idea where the poisonous substance came from.  The first – named Oliver had to be put to sleep on veterinary advice, whilst … Continue reading…