An RSPCA wildlife centre is appealing for a home for a tortoise who was found in a street in Sandbach.

A member of the public found the large 11kg leopard tortoise – who has been nicknamed Lillian – in the a street on 23 October. She took her into the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, where she has been looked after since.

Lee Stewart, manager at Stapeley, said: “The tortoise had runny nose syndrome when she came … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery in Cheshire is appealing to find the owner of a distinctive-looking cat who was saved from getting hit by cars on a busy road.

The cat – who is part black-and-white and part-tortoiseshell – was picked up by a member of the public at the side of Welsh Row, in Nantwich, on the afternoon of Sunday, 29 October.

She was looking confused and lost, so the lady who found her took her to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange … Continue reading…

Recent stormy weather has led to an influx of seal pups at an RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire.

There are currently 10 seals at Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich, who have been admitted after becoming stranded on beaches and separated from their mums due to high winds.

It is the largest number of seals the centre has had at any one time.​

Members of staff at the centre have named the seals after characters from Game of Thrones, apart … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery in Nantwich is urging people to consider adopting two of its longest residents who are being constantly ignored by visitors.

Despite the number of adoptions increasing at Stapeley Grange, there has been no interest in black and white cats Gina and Mo.

One-year-old Mo arrived at Stapeley in April after being found as a pregnant stray in Crewe, and Gina, also aged one, arrived in August from the RSPCA in Stockport, where she was for a number … Continue reading…

A relaunch of an RSPCA centre’s education programme will give young animal-lovers the chance to learn about all things wildlife.

The charity’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in London Road, Nantwich, has launched a new timetable of activities which will take place at its education centre.

The programme kick starts with events during the half-term break:

  • Thursday 26 October and Friday 27 October from 1pm to 3pm on both days: Children will be invited to help the centre get ready for

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