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…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after three kittens and their mum were dumped in a bin bag in the middle of a Cheshire road.

The family was found by a member of the public at 11pm on Thursday (28 January) on the A559 Manchester Road, in Lostock Gralam, Northwich.

The mum – aged less than a year old – was wearing a plastic red collar with a diamante design on it.

All of the cats were found to be … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information about an injured dog which was found in Chester on Christmas Eve.

The Staffordshire Bull Terrier, thought to be aged around four, was found by a member of the public hobbling down Treborth Road, in Blacon with a swollen leg.

She is now being cared for at the RSPCA’s Greater Manchester Animal Hospital, where she has been named Holly.

RSPCA Inspector Naomi Norris said: “When Holly was found, she was unable to put any … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to dispose of fishing litter properly after a coot was found with a fishing line tangled tightly around his tongue.

The coot was taken into the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire, on 8 December, from Tunstall Park, Staffordshire.

The vet team at Stapeley Grange anaesthetised him to remove the line and assess the damage, where it was found that the worst damage was to the base of his tongue, where the line … Continue reading…