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…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dead duck was found with four gun pellets inside its body.

The body of a mallard duck was fished out of the canal near the Stanney Mill Lane area of Ellesmere Port on Sunday, 18 October.

It was later x-rayed at a wildlife centre, where the four gun pellets were found.

RSPCA inspector Lisa Lupson said that the discovery of the duck follows a spate of dead waterbirds – including six waterfowl, … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is reminding people about the dangers football netting can pose to wildlife after a badger got so entangled he had to be rescued.

The badger was spotted by a member of the public on Monday (5 October) morning at a school in Wolverhampton.

Two officers from the RSPCA worked together to free her before she was taken to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich. She was also found to have wounds to her face.

Once at Stapeley, it … Continue reading…