Five intrepid animal-lovers will take on one of Cheshire’s longest walking trails this weekend to raise funds for an RSPCA wildlife centre.

The team will take on the 55km-long Sandstone Trail on Saturday (23 September) to raise money for Nantwich’s Stapeley Grange.

They will start at 5.30am and are aiming to walk the trail, which goes from Frodsham to Whitchurch, in 14 hours.

The team is being led by the centre’s manager Lee Stewart, and includes Lee’s wife Laura, RSPCA … Continue reading…

The RSPCA is urging people to dispose of angling litter properly after a bat suffered a serious injury when he got a fishing hook impaled through his face.

The daubenton’s bat was found with horrific injuries to his face at Branston Golf and Country Club, in Burton-on-Trent, on Wednesday last week (23 August).

A member of the public contacted the RSPCA after finding the bat dangling on fishing line from a tree.

He was collected by an RSPCA officer and … 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…

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…