A deer who had got himself tangled in wire around a tree was safely freed after a joint rescue operation between the RSPCA and Cheshire Fire Service.

A member of the public reported the struggling deer to the RSPCA on Friday morning (1 September), after he was  spotted in a field in Dry Knowle, Wildboarclough, in Macclesfield.

When RSPCA inspector Heather Morris arrived, she saw that he had got his antlers caught up in electric fencing wire tangled around a … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery in Cheshire is trying to find a new home for two feline friends who can’t bear to be separated.

Billy and Bertie arrived at RSPCA Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich, in June after their previous owner could no longer care for them due to ill health.

But sadly nobody has come forward to offer the two-year-old cats a new home since.

Joyce Mellor, deputy manager of the cattery, said: “They are striking-looking cats but they seem to have … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog with facial injuries consistent with fighting with badgers was found in Warrington.

The brindle and white lurcher-type dog was found on Saturday (26 August) in a garden on Dark Lane, in Higher Whitley.

The member of the public who found the dog contacted the RSPCA, and Inspector Lisa Lupson attended to collect him. He is now in the RSPCA’s care, where staff have named him Herbie.

Inspector Lupson said: “The poor … Continue reading…

A cat which was abandoned outside a vets is still waiting for a home after 200 days in the RSPCA’s care.

Three-year-old Pearl is the longest-stay cat at the charity’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, Cheshire. Since she arrived in early February, she has seen 92 other cats be adopted from the centre – but as yet no one has offered her a home.

Lee Stewart, manager of the London Road cattery, said: “It is really difficult to say why … Continue reading…

An orphaned wood mouse is pictured enjoying some creamy porridge from a milk bottle lid at an RSPCA wildlife centre.

The two-inch mouse was found in Terret Close, in Walsall, near to the body of his dead mum on Thursday (17 August). The mouse – thought to be around two weeks old – was transferred to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire, where he is being fed a diet of porridge and digestive biscuits to help … Continue reading…