Post Tagged with: "RSPCA"

Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA continue to probe dog found dead in Nantwich canal

Police and RSPCA say they are continuing to investigate the death of a dog found in a canal in Nantwich with heavy chains around its body.

The grim discovery was made by walkers by bridge 89 which spans the Shropshire Union Canal south of Marsh Lane and north of the A530 Whitchurch Road.

Orphaned otter cub nursed back to health by Nantwich RSPCA centre

Orphaned otter cub nursed back to health by Nantwich RSPCA centre

An otter cub, just days old, is recovering at the Stapeley Grange RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich after being found all on her own with no mum nearby.

The little otter, named Bramble by staff, was found by a member of the public with her eyes still closed and suffering from hypothermia next to the Menai Strait, in Bangor.

October 10, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Cygnet’s lucky escape as Nantwich RSPCA staff remove 7cm hook

Cygnet’s lucky escape as Nantwich RSPCA staff remove 7cm hook

A cygnet who swallowed a large fishing hook has been saved by RSPCA staff in Nantwich.

And the incident has prompted the charity to urge anglers to take litter home with them.

September 6, 2018 1 comment Environment, Human Interest, News
Orphaned seal pup at RSPCA Stapeley Grange marks start of ‘seal season’

Orphaned seal pup at RSPCA Stapeley Grange marks start of ‘seal season’

An orphaned seal pup has arrived at RSPCA Stapeley Grange in Nantwich, marking the start of the ‘seal season’ for the centre.

The common seal pup, nicknamed Godfrey, arrived at the animal charity’s Stapeley Grange wildlife centre after being rescued from a beach in Cumbria.

September 2, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich trained veterinary student wins prestigious award

Nantwich trained veterinary student wins prestigious award

A Reaseheath College trained veterinary care assistant has been awarded a prestigious City & Guilds Medal for Excellence.

Katie Ford, 33, now works at the Alsager Vet Centre, part of The Willows Veterinary Group, where she completed her work placement as part of her course.

August 18, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Schools & Colleges
RSPCA staff appeal for new home for feline siblings at Nantwich cattery

RSPCA staff appeal for new home for feline siblings at Nantwich cattery

Staff at Stapeley RSPCA centre in Nantwich who reunited three feline siblings are now seeking a new home for them.

Ezra, Otto and Wilma were signed into the RSPCA’s care in March after coming from a multi-animal household.

August 14, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
RSPCA Stapeley prepares for baby bird boom

RSPCA Stapeley prepares for baby bird boom

Staff at Stapeley RSPCA wildlife centre in Nantwich are preparing for an annual baby bird boom, with the arrival of six orphaned tawny owlets in a week.

Every year around May time, the London Road centre sees an increase in the number of baby birds admitted after being found orphaned or out of their nest.

May 21, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich woman confronted as RSPCA warns of dog car deaths amid heatwave

Nantwich woman confronted as RSPCA warns of dog car deaths amid heatwave

Furious shoppers confronted a woman in a Nantwich car park after they found this dog had been left in a car amid soaring temperatures.

The image, posted on social media, comes as the RSPCA is bracing itself for a surge in emergency calls about dogs shut inside hot cars.

Eight animal cruelty complaints every day in Cheshire, shock RSPCA figures show

Eight animal cruelty complaints every day in Cheshire, shock RSPCA figures show

Eight new animal cruelty complaints in Cheshire are being received every day by the RSPCA, new figures show.

The RSPCA investigated 2,787 complaints about animal cruelty in Cheshire last year – with eight new animal welfare concerns being looked into by local inspectors every day.

Nine year old Nantwich girl raises RSPCA funds by selling bird seed

Nine year old Nantwich girl raises RSPCA funds by selling bird seed

A big-hearted Nantwich girl has been raising RSPCA funds by selling healthy bird seed to people visiting Nantwich Lake.

Alicia Lewis, aged 9, wanted to help the local wildlife centre during her Easter break.

April 8, 2018 0 comments Environment, Human Interest, News
Nantwich RSPCA seek new home for cat called ‘Lucky’

Nantwich RSPCA seek new home for cat called ‘Lucky’

A cat named Lucky after being rescued from the streets by the RSPCA is hoping her name will finally bring her good luck – after a run of bad fortune.

The six-month-old kitten is currently at RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange Cattery, in Nantwich, after spending the last four months recovering from various health issues.

RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

RSPCA appeal as cat killed after being “peppered” in air gun attack

This horrific image shows how a defenceless cat was “peppered” with 10 air gun pellets in a brutal attack in South Cheshire.

The male, black cat was found collapsed on a grass verge by the side of Middlewich Road, close to Bentley Motors in Crewe.

March 19, 2018 3 comments Crime, Human Interest, Incident, News
RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

RSPCA rescue heartbroken goat found by dead friend near Shavington

A heartbroken goat abandoned under a viaduct near Shavington, refused to leave the side of his dead friend.

RSPCA officers were called to Basford by a Network Rail worker who spotted the goats under the viaduct.

January 31, 2018 0 comments Shavington, Village News