Clara Abson, from the RSPCA, says some animal neglect can be put down to ignorance on the part of their owners.
"I think it is a lot to do with people just not knowing where they can go for help - for instance in looking after their animals, or advice if their animals do get sick" she says.
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Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent, Ian Johnston warns further cuts to policing are 'dangerous' and 'will put public safety at risk.'
The Children's Commissioner has found that nearly a third of five to eight year olds are left feeling hungry after a school dinner.
A cold but bright start to Friday, then a largely dry and bright day.