A buzzard who got herself tangled 40ft up a tree was rescued in a joint operation between the RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

A member of the public called the RSPCA after they spotted the buzzard tangled in the tree in Thornton Road, in Ellesmere Port, on Friday (29 April).

The Finnish Goshawk, owned by a member of the public, had broken free from her tether, which was still attached to her when she

flew away. The tether … Continue reading…

A three-legged cat from Macclesfield who went missing for a month has been reunited with her family – after she was found 45 miles away in Liverpool.

Brandy, an 11-year-old tabby and white cat who had a leg amputated when she was two, was reunited with her worried family thanks to her microchip.

Owner Tracy Lake, of Nicholson Avenue, in Hurdsfield, Macclesfield, said she feared the worst after Brandy, who has been a house cat for the last three years, … Continue reading…

A spring fair raised much-needed funds for the RSPCA’s specialist wildlife centre and cattery in Nantwich.

Stapeley Grange, in London Road, played host to the community as part of its annual event, where visitors were treated to an Easter egg hunt, music, arts, crafts, stalls, cakes and games – and helped to raise over £500.

Lee Stewart, manager at Stapeley Grange, said: “Our annual events like the Spring Fair are not only a great way for the community to come … Continue reading…

An RSPCA centre is looking for homes for three long-stay cats which are being overlooked in favour of their more colourful, younger counterparts.

Black cats Tilly and Bernard and black-and-white cat Jester are among the longest staying residents at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich. All three of them arrived separately at Stapeley Grange after their owners died, and are all now looking for a new home where they can have a peaceful retirement.

Lee Stewart, manager at Stapeley Grange, … Continue reading…

An RSPCA wildlife centre will soon be able to purchase new equipment thanks to a group of fundraising hairdressers.

Staff from Style Counsel, in Edleston Road, Crewe, celebrated their 25th anniversary by undertaking the five-mile walk to raise money for Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich.

Organiser Caron Hull said they were inspired to help Stapeley Grange after they witnessed the work of RSPCA staff two years ago. She said: “The centre was involved in looking after cygnets from Queens … Continue reading…