RSPCA Preston & District Branch Animal Centre is to re-open to the public this weekend.


The centre will open its doors from 11am until 3pm on Sunday (10 March), and staff are inviting supporters to drop in for a look around and a slice of cake.

RSPCA Regional Operations Manager for the North West, Anne Corbishley, said: “We’re very excited to re-open the centre to the public.”


“We’ve had a lot of support whilst the centre has been … Continue reading…

A cat who was named Lucky after being rescued from the seets by the RSPCA is hoping her name will finally bring her good luck – after a run of bad fortunes.

The six-month-old kitten is currently at RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire, after spending the last four months recovering from various health issues.

When she first arrived at Stapeley, staff named her Lucky as she was lucky to have survived being a stray on the streets at … Continue reading…

Four kittens from Poland who came into the UK on the back of a lorry are now out of quarantine and are available for rehoming.

The kittens, who have been named after ABBA stars Björn, Benny, Agnetha and Anni-Frid, were just two weeks old when they were found by a shocked lorry driver on his arrival in Northampton on in May.

They had survived the 1,000-mile journey, where they travelled through Poland, Germany, The Netherlands, Belgium, France and across the … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is inviting people to visit a cattery in Cheshire after a drop in the number of potential adopters.

Last month, nine people adopted a cat from Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire – a decrease from this time last year, when 15 adopted from the cattery.

It comes after only 73 adoptions have been made this year – compared to 98 for the same period last year.

Lee Stewart, manager of the centre, said: “It’s really difficult to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA Northamptonshire branch is at crisis point as it struggles to cope with the numbers of dogs, cats, rabbits and other small animals coming into its care.

The branch is now at breaking point as it struggles with higher than expected numbers – which results in increasing vet bills, boarding costs and food bills.

Branch manager Jacqui Kelly said: “We are struggling at the moment – we have so many more animals in our care than normal and we … Continue reading…