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Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

Number of hedgehogs admitted to Nantwich RSPCA set to spike at 400

The number of hedgehogs admitted to an RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is set to spike at 400, sparking an appeal by staff.

More than 375 of the spiky creatures have came into the care of Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre in 2017 – an average of 12 a week.

August 22, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

RSPCA warning after cygnet killed in boat propeller on Nantwich canal

The RSPCA is warning people to be wary of wildlife when on a boat after a cygnet was killed by a propeller on a Nantwich canal

The injured and distressed cygnet was found by a member of the public with its skin ripped away, on the canal near to Barbridge Marina, Nantwich
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Kitten tangled in wire has leg amputated by RSPCA in Nantwich

Kitten tangled in wire has leg amputated by RSPCA in Nantwich

A six-week-old kitten is recovering at Nantwich’s RSPCA centre after having to have a leg amputated after he got it tangled in twine.

The youngster, who has been named Stumpy, is making a good recovery at Stapeley Grange RSPCA centre after the surgery.

August 3, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Baby wagtails rescued after nest collapsed into Leighton Hospital air vent

Baby wagtails rescued after nest collapsed into Leighton Hospital air vent

Four baby grey wagtails are recovering at the Nantwich RSPCA wildlife centre after their nest crumbled and fell into an air vent at Leighton Hospital.

Staff in the hospital’s pathology department were alerted to the birds’ plight after hearing tweeting and seeing a tiny bird inside the vent.

Cat recovering in Nantwich from hole in the neck awaits new home

Cat recovering in Nantwich from hole in the neck awaits new home

A cat who arrived in the RSPCA’s care in Nantwich with a hole in his neck, exposing his jugular vein, is waiting for his purr-fect home.

One-year-old Buddy was found as a stray in the streets of Congleton with blood around his neck.

July 11, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
RSPCA appeal as hundreds of baby birds flock to Nantwich wildlife centre

RSPCA appeal as hundreds of baby birds flock to Nantwich wildlife centre

Staff at Nantwich’s RSPCA wildlife centre are appealing for donations of food after being inundated with baby birds.

Stapeley Grange, on London Road, currently has hundreds of baby birds and many require a diet of ‘meaty loaf’ dog food to help them grow.

July 6, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Stapeley Grange RSPCA centre to stage Summer Fair

Stapeley Grange RSPCA centre to stage Summer Fair

Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich will hold its biggest fundraising event of this year tomorrow (July 2).

The London Road centre’s Summer Fair will take place from 10am to 4pm.

Baby kestrels nursed back to help by Nantwich RSPCA staff

Baby kestrels nursed back to help by Nantwich RSPCA staff

Three orphaned baby kestrels found helpless at the bottom of a tree are being cared back to full health at the RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich.

A member of the public found the birds – initially thinking they were owls – shaking and frightened in the grounds of a residential home in South Yorkshire.

June 19, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

Nantwich RSPCA appeal after swan found shot and cygnets missing

The RSPCA is urging residents to look out for local wildlife after a swan was taken to Stapeley Grange wildlife centre in Nantwich with multiple injuries – on the same day seven of her cygnets went missing.

The swan, nicknamed Mabel, is a known character on the River Weaver in nearby Northwich, along with her mate Albert and their nine cygnets.

June 14, 2017 0 comments Crime, Environment, Human Interest, News
Rare ring-tailed coati cared for by RSPCA staff in Nantwich

Rare ring-tailed coati cared for by RSPCA staff in Nantwich

Staff at the RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich are caring for an exotic patient – a South American or ‘ring-tailed’ coati.

The mammal, native to South America, was picked up by an RSPCA inspector in North Yorkshire after he was found wandering loose in a street on April 2.

April 13, 2017 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
RSPCA hunt owners after dog tied up and left for dead in Crewe

RSPCA hunt owners after dog tied up and left for dead in Crewe

RSPCA officers are hunting owners of a dog they left for dead and bleeding tied up to a road sign in Crewe

A woman spotted the large Dogue de Bordeaux abandoned in Birchall Walk.

February 4, 2017 0 comments Crime, Human Interest, News
£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

£5,000 pet food donated to RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich

The RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich is thanking supermarket customers for donating £5,000 worth of pet food in just 12 months.

Sainsbury’s, on Middlewich Road, has a drop-off point in the store for people to donate cat and dog food to Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre & Cattery.

Wistaston couple launch Small Creatures Pet Care business

Wistaston couple launch Small Creatures Pet Care business

An animal-loving Wistaston couple have turned their passion into a new business – Small Creatures Pet Care.

Sarah and Rob Whitehouse moved to South Cheshire seven years ago with their jobs.

January 22, 2017 0 comments Business, Business