An RSPCA centre in Cheshire is appealing for bird-lovers to get in touch after becoming inundated with budgies.

Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, currently has 21 budgies at the centre – 18 of which came from the same household after their owner passed away.

Lee Stewart, manager at Stapeley Grange, said they were keen to rehome them as soon as possible. He said: “It is unusual for us to have as many budgies as we do at the moment and we’d … Continue reading…

Four ducks and three turkeys were rescued by the RSPCA after they were spotted at a service station on the M6.

The animal welfare charity were called after the birds were spotted by staff at Corley Service Station, on the M6 northbound near Coventry, on Thursday morning last week (6 October).

The birds, all in good health, were initially thought to have strayed, however despite local enquiries being made, no owner has been found – leading RSPCA officers to believe … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a magpie and blackbird were shot and killed in the same Burton street within the same two weeks. 
The body of the wild bird was found in a garden in Kingsdale Croft, in Stretton, on Tuesday 20 September, with a bullet wound in his body.
A body of a blackbird, which had also been shot, was found in the street earlier this month.
RSPCA inspector Laura Bryant said: “It is obviously very concerning … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people to dispose of angling litter carefully after a heron died from injuries sustained after he got his feet tangled in fishing line.

The heron was rescued by Animal Collection Officer Derek Hampson on Monday, 8 August, from a lake in Burtonhead Road, St Helen’s, after a concerned passer-by contacted the RSPCA.

The bird had got tangled in both the fishing line and the reel. The line was cut away and the heron was taken to … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three wild birds were shot and fatally injured in a Staffordshire town.

The animal welfare charity was contacted by a concerned member of the public following the discovery of three wounded bird bodies – a magpie, blackbird and pigeon – in Dimsdale View East, in Newcastle-under-Lyme

The bodies have all been found in gardens in the last month, with the latest being found on 15 July.

RSPCA inspector Charlotte Melvin, who is investigating, … Continue reading…