The rescue and rehabilitation of a much-loved Northwich swan has led to a supermarket donating over £200 to an RSPCA wildlife centre in Cheshire.

The money was raised through Waitrose’s Community Matters scheme, where shoppers can choose how the supermarket splits a monthly £1,000 donation to three local charities by placing a green token into boxes.

As a result, £218 was raised for the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre, in Nantwich.

The wildlife centre’s inclusion in the scheme was thanks … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery in Cheshire is desperately looking for a home for a cat who used to live rough but now loves lying in a luxurious hanging bed all day and watching the world go by.

Black and white cat Gina came into the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, at the beginning of August after being found as a stray in Stockport.

She was moved into one of the pods at the cattery, where staff placed a hanging bed … Continue reading…

An RSPCA cattery in Cheshire is desperately looking for a home for a cat who used to live rough but now loves lying in a luxurious hanging bed all day and watching the world go by.

Black and white cat Gina came into the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, at the beginning of August after being found as a stray in Stockport.

She was moved into one of the pods at the cattery, where staff placed a hanging bed … Continue reading…

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…