An RSPCA wildlife centre is appealing for donations of washing up liquid to help treat 20 birds which were admitted after getting covered in dumped oil in a river canal.

The birds – 17 Canada geese and three greylag geese – were rescued by the RSPCA from a canal near Tamworth. They were all taken to RSPCA Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, Cheshire, for assessment and to be cleaned.

If oil is not removed from waterbirds it reduces the natural waterproofing … Continue reading…

Five tawny owls have been given a foster home in Derbyshire’s Peak District after an appeal was launched to find owl fosterers.

The young owls were being cared for at RSPCA Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Cheshire, after they were all found orphaned in separate incidents.

But as the wildlife centre started to fill up, the team began the search for animal-lovers who could temporarily care for the owls – ahead of their release back to the wild – giving … Continue reading…

An RSPCA rehoming centre in Birmingham has launched a special appeal to find a loving new home for a fun-loving shar-pei.

Lover arrived at the RSPCA’s Newbrook Animal Centre in January this year after her owner sadly passed away and there was no one else to look after her.

When she arrived she was in need of medical attention after she was found to be suffering from a painful eye condition called entropia, which is when the eyelashes turn inwards … Continue reading…

Staff at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Cheshire have launched an appeal for sheets, duvet cases, and towels (all sizes) which are vital for the daily care of the animals in their care.

While the sunny weather has put smiles on the faces of most, it also means busy season has arrived for the wildlife centre’s staff as the baby boom is well underway with a surge of baby wild animals and birds.

Whether they’ve been injured, attacked … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery is looking to find a home for a long-stay cat who has been looking for a new home for six months.

Five-year-old Snowy was taken into RSPCA Stapeley Grange by an inspector in January after she was found as a stray.

Since then, she has seen numerous cats rehomed before her – but no one has come forward to show any interest in her.

Now the centre is making a special appeal for someone to adopt sweet … Continue reading…