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RSPCA Stapeley cattery appeals for new homes for long-term residents

RSPCA Stapeley cattery appeals for new homes for long-term residents

RSPCA Stapeley cattery staff in Nantwich are urging people to adopt two of their longest-serving residents who are being ignored by visitors.

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

October 25, 2017
RSPCA Stapeley wildlife centre relaunches education programme

RSPCA Stapeley wildlife centre relaunches education programme

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

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

October 19, 2017
Washed up seal pup named Jon Snow recovers at Nantwich RSPCA centre

Washed up seal pup named Jon Snow recovers at Nantwich RSPCA centre

A ten-day-old seal pup is being looked after by RSPCA staff in Nantwich after being rescued from a beach.

The orphaned pup, named Jon Snow after the Game of Thrones character, was found alone and hungry by walkers in North Wales.

October 9, 2017
Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

Swan attacked by dog on River Weaver died, RSPCA confirms

A swan rescued from the River Weaver in Nantwich after being attacked by a dog, has died.

The bird was rescued by RSPCA and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service officers off Manor Road North on Saturday afternoon (September 30).

October 3, 2017
Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescue swan after dog attack in Nantwich

Fire crews rescued a swan from a river in Nantwich after it had been attacked by a dog.

The incident happened at the River Weaver off Manor Road North, Nantwich.

October 2, 2017
Bank staff chip in to help Stapeley RSPCA wildlife centre

Bank staff chip in to help Stapeley RSPCA wildlife centre

Staff from Barclays bank cashed in their calculators and pens to help out at Nantwich RSPCA wildlife centre.

The bank has been a charity partner to the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery, in Stapeley, for the last five years.

September 27, 2017
RSPCA staff in Nantwich tackle 55km Sandstone Trail to raise funds

RSPCA staff in Nantwich tackle 55km Sandstone Trail to raise funds

Five intrepid animal-lovers from Nantwich tackled one of Cheshire’s longest walking trails to raise funds.

The team walked the 55km-long Sandstone Trail in aid of Nantwich’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre on London Road.

September 24, 2017
Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Anger over Cheshire badger cull plan unveiled by Government

Wildlife campaign groups have criticised Government plans for a badger cull in Cheshire.

Ministers have granted a licence for the culling of badgers which some blame for the spread of diseases like TB among farming livestock.

September 18, 2017
Orphaned mouse saved by Nantwich RSPCA with porridge

Orphaned mouse saved by Nantwich RSPCA with porridge

An orphaned woodmouse is being brought back to health by Nantwich RSPCA staff – and a diet of creamy porridge!

The two-inch mouse was found in Terret Close, in Walsall, near to the body of his dead mum.

August 28, 2017
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
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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August 7, 2017
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
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.

July 17, 2017