A kitten who was dumped in the street with his mum and brothers is hoping for a new home this Christmas – by writing a letter to ‘Santa Paws’!

Six-month-old Marvin was found as a stray in the Cheshire town of Sandbach in July this year, along with three siblings and his mum. Since then, two of his siblings and his mum have been rehomed – leaving Marvin and brother Mark still waiting for a home.

The pair are among … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after an eight-week-old pug puppy was dumped by a communal bin in Congleton.

The male dog, who has been named Milo, was found by a passer-by next to some bins in Newbold Court, on Saturday (1 October).

Milo, who was suffering from a skin condition, is now in the RSPCA’s care.

Stephen Wickham, an Animal Welfare Officer for the RSPCA, said: “It is so sad that someone deliberately dumped Milo like this, knowing that … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat and her four kittens were abandoned in a hospital toilet in Stockport.

The tortoiseshell mum and her kittens – one female and three males, all around eight weeks old – were found in a blue cat carrier in the public toilets at Stepping Hill Hospital on the afternoon of Sunday, 4 September.

The cats are now in the RSPCA’s care at the charity’s Altrincham branch, where they have been named after … Continue reading…

An RSPCA officer was called after reports of a baby crocodile being spotted at the side of a road in Cheshire – which turned out to be a realistic-looking plastic toy.

The animal welfare charity were contacted after the crocodile-like shape was spotted at the side of the A54, near Oakmere Road, in Winsford, on Friday (9 September).

Animal Collection Officer Lauren Bradshaw said when she arrived and saw the figure, she too thought initially that it was alive as … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging anglers to dispose of fishing litter carefully after four swans have been injured at a popular Cheshire fishing spot in the past two months – two fatally.

A member of the public contacted the animal welfare charity on Tuesday evening (26 July) after they saw a swan struggling at Spike Island, in Widnes. The swan had got so tangled up in the fishing line that it strangled him, and he died before we could get him … Continue reading…