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RSPCA chiefs warn of equine crisis across Cheshire

RSPCA chiefs warn of equine crisis across Cheshire

RSPCA were called about more than 407 equine incidents in Cheshire last year, sparking fears that more sick horses will be dumped during the current pandemic.

The charity is warning a financial recession could plunge the country into a second equine crisis which has already led to thousands of dumped and dying horses and crippled welfare charities.

June 15, 2020
RSPCA Stapeley braced for surge in hedgehog admissions

RSPCA Stapeley braced for surge in hedgehog admissions

The RSPCA dealt with 2,691 wildlife incidents in Cheshire last year – with 325 involving hedgehogs.

Now RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich is bracing itself for a surge in calls as the breeding season starts.

May 12, 2020
RSPCA inspectors team up to deliver pet food across South Cheshire during lockdown

RSPCA inspectors team up to deliver pet food across South Cheshire during lockdown

Big-hearted RSPCA inspectors have teamed up with Morrisons depot to deliver dog food to South Cheshire pet owners self-isolating in lockdown.

April 25, 2020
RSPCA treat Inky the kitten found abandoned in Nantwich

RSPCA treat Inky the kitten found abandoned in Nantwich

RSPCA Stapeley Grange Cattery in Nantwich is caring for its first kitten of 2020 after five-week-old Inky was rescued by the charity.

She was rescued by an RSPCA inspector on April 6 and is now being fostered by Stapeley Grange manager Lee Stewart.

April 21, 2020
Swan released by RSPCA Stapeley after “horrendous” shot to neck

Swan released by RSPCA Stapeley after “horrendous” shot to neck

A swan that was bleeding from the nose after being shot in the neck has released back to the wild after treatment at RSPCA Stapeley in Nantwich.

April 17, 2020
RSPCA Stapeley Grange facing funding crisis during COVID-19 pandemic

RSPCA Stapeley Grange facing funding crisis during COVID-19 pandemic

The RSPCA has launched an emergency appeal to help keep Stapeley Grange centre in Nantwich and others saving animals during the Coronavirus pandemic crisis.

Animal rescuers at the charity are key workers but vital funding is needed to keep them out on the road rescuing animals from cruelty and neglect.

April 2, 2020
RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers continues vital work despite COVID-19

RSPCA staff and volunteers in South Cheshire have reassured animal lovers that it is continuing to rescue and rehome animals despite the coronavirus outbreak.

March 26, 2020
Readers’ Letters: Shop second hand to help planet, pleads RSPCA

Readers’ Letters: Shop second hand to help planet, pleads RSPCA

Dear editor,

We all know by now that fast fashion is bad for the environment as well as our wallets so the RSPCA is encouraging people to shop second hand to save the planet, help us rescue more animals and save some pennies this January.

January 14, 2020
Spike in hedgehog admissions at RSPCA Stapeley centre

Spike in hedgehog admissions at RSPCA Stapeley centre

Stapeley RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich has had a record year in hedgehog admissions, with more than 897 being treated at the centre in 2019.

Stapeley Grange on London Road has seen a 47% increase in the number of hedgehogs at the London Road centre since last year.

December 26, 2019
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RSPCA Stapeley Grange to stage 25th anniversary Christmas fair

The RSPCA wildlife centre and cattery in Nantwich is rounding off 2019 with a 25th Anniversary Christmas fair.

Stapeley Grange is holding the festive event on Sunday December 1 at the centre on London Road.

November 25, 2019
WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

WARNING DISTRESSING IMAGES – Man guilty of stabbing dog and leaving her to drown in Nantwich canal

A man has been banned from keeping animals for 10 years after he stabbed his poorly dog twice and chained a heavy weight around her body and left her drowning in a canal in Nantwich.

Brendan Murphy, 52, who lives on a barge on the Shropshire Union Canal, was found guilty of three animal welfare offences when he appeared at Chester Magistrates’ Court.

November 18, 2019
RSPCA Stapeley to stage Masquerade Ball fundraiser

RSPCA Stapeley to stage Masquerade Ball fundraiser

A huge Masquerade Ball to raise money for the RSPCA centre in Nantwich is to be held at Crewe Hall on November 2.

It is hoped the glitzy bash will raise thousands of pounds for the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Wildlife Centre and Cattery.

October 7, 2019
RSPCA cattery in Nantwich seeks adopting home ahead of building work

RSPCA cattery in Nantwich seeks adopting home ahead of building work

An RSPCA cattery in Nantwich is appealing for people to adopt one of its feline residents ahead of building work scheduled to take place this month.

RSPCA Stapeley Grange, in London Road, currently has 32 cats looking for new homes.

September 16, 2019