The RSPCA is appealing for information after a cat was shot 10 times in Crewe.

A member of the public found the male black cat seriously injured, lying on a grass verge in Middlewich Road, Crewe, near to Bentley Motors, on Saturday 10 March.

He was taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in London Road, Nantwich, where he was examined by a vet. An x-ray showed 10 air gun pellets embedded inside his body – two in his neck, … Continue reading…

Four baby pied wagtail birds are recovering at an RSPCA wildlife centre after their nest crumbled away on the roof of a Crewe hospital.

Staff in the pathology department at Leighton Hospital were alerted to the birds’ plight after hearing tweeting and seeing a tiny bird inside an air vent, on Wednesday (12 July).

The bird was rescued by a member of staff and taken to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich – but the following day, they … Continue reading…

An elderly cat which went missing for a month from his home in Crewe has been reunited with his owner, thanks to the RSPCA.

Leo, a 14-year-old ginger cat, was diagnosed with dementia two years ago, which meant he did not go outside very often.

The RSPCA rescued him from a street not far from his home a month after he went missing – but as he was not microchipped, he could not be reunited with his owner.

He was … 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…