The RSPCA is urging people to put sports netting away after a fox was rescued when he got tangled in a football net in Staffordshire.

The young fox had got his entire body tangled overnight on Sunday (11 December) at a school in Hednesford Road, in Cannock. The RSPCA was called to rescue him the following morning when he was found.

When the RSPCA inspector arrived, the fox was weak after he had been struggling for hours to get himself … Continue reading…

An animal-themed “bake off” will be one of the highlights at an RSPCA centre’s summer fair next month.

The event will take place at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife and Cattery centre, in Nantwich, Cheshire, from 10am to 5pm on Sunday 3 July.

Other activities include a dog show, crafts, archery, tombola, food and entertainment. Visitors will also have the chance to get their dog microchipped.

As the fair is approaching, supporters are being asked to donate any unwanted items … 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.

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A spring fair raised much-needed funds for the RSPCA’s specialist wildlife centre and cattery in Nantwich.

Stapeley Grange, in London Road, played host to the community as part of its annual event, where visitors were treated to an Easter egg hunt, music, arts, crafts, stalls, cakes and games – and helped to raise over £500.

Lee Stewart, manager at Stapeley Grange, said: “Our annual events like the Spring Fair are not only a great way for the community to come … Continue reading…

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…