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More information about JAY

Sadly, his elderly owners suddenly became ill and could not take care of him anymore. He came into the Leicester branch of the RSPCA for fostering and was then networked over to us as he was not good with the cats.  Jay has been cared for his whole life from […]

Covid-19

Covid-19 – Rehoming and Collections Due to the ongoing Government coronavirus restrictions, rehoming adoptions will be carried out in a COVID Secure way which will, as much as possible, use video/photos/phone and email. Travelling distance will have to be assessed. Unfortunately, as we are not allowed to arrange meet and […]

Wanted – Volunteer Secretary

Would you get a buzz from being part of a team of volunteers dedicated to helping animals in need and working mainly from home at times that suit you? Well, this is your lucky day! Wanted : Volunteer Branch Secretary …. click to learn more.

Home

Our Branch is a separate charity that works under the rules of the national RSPCA. We help rescue and rehome animals in parts of Cheshire and Derbyshire.

Contacts

To report cases of animal CRUELTY or animals in need of RESCUE please call our 24hr National RSPCA HELPLINE 0300 1234 999

Terms and Conditions Of Use

Legal information: the RSPCA Macclesfield, S.E. Cheshire and Buxton Branch, part of the RSPCA family, is a separately registered charity dedicated to improving the lives of animals in Macclesfield, S.E. Cheshire and Buxton, registered charity number: 225689. User agreement: use of the site constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions, which […]

About Us

Our Branch, one of 175 such local RSPCA organisations, covers a notable part of Cheshire extending into Derbyshire to encompass Buxton. Created in 1989 in our present form, we lie within the national society’s Northern Region, and serve the animals within our boundaries. We operate as an all volunteer, autonomous, […]

Fostering

We are always looking to recruit new fostering volunteers. Ideally we’re looking for pet free foster homes in our branch area (RSPCA Macclesfield Map). We would ideally like foster homes without small children just because some of the animals have had a traumatic time or are just so bouncy! Fostering […]

Adopt An Animal

None of the animals this branch takes under its wing want to be kept from a loving home for any longer than necessary – as we have no RSPCA kennels or other facilities within the branch area, we must purchase space for animals in various commercial facilities across the branch area […]

Adopting A Rabbit Or Other Small Furries

Please read the information below before offering to rehome any of our small furries. We are now equipped to take in all small animals – rats, hamsters, mice, etc!If you’re interested in adopting rabbits please read the information linked here. Housing requirement is a ‘minimum’ sized 6x2x2ft hutch with a minimum […]

Adopting A Dog

Please read the information below before offering to rehome any of our dogs: We try very hard to make sure our dogs and puppies have the best possible care, given that they are in a rescue environment. We hope to give them the best start to their new lives with […]

Adopting a Cat

Please read the information below before offering to rehome any of our cats We try very hard to make sure our cats and kittens have the best possible care, given that they are in a rescue environment. We hope to give them the best start to their new lives with […]

Raise Funds

Here are some of the ways you can help raise funds to help our animals in care: If you shop on Amazon you can easily switch to ‘Amazon Smile‘ – select us as your chosen charity and we receive a small cashback on each of your purchases! It costs you […]

Managing Feral and Community Cats (TNR)

Our Branch proactively supports the neutering of feral cats and community cats on the basis that prevention of out of control breeding is both the best welfare option and most cost effective solution to preventing longer term suffering of such animals. Trap-Neuter-Return, or “TNR,” is now considered the most humane […]

Bonfire Night and Fireworks – advice

Keeping cats and dogs secure; • During firework seasons, walk dogs during daylight hours and keep cats and dogs indoors when fireworks are likely to be set off. • At nightfall, close all windows and curtains, and put on music to mask and muffle the sound of fireworks. • If […]

Adopting a rabbit

Rabbits – The Facts Here are some vital points that we ask you read before considering adding a rabbit to your home, or even if you have the pleasure of owning one already. Rabbits are highly intelligent creatures and are such rewarding pets if cared for properly. There is information widely available on […]

Cat Litter Training Advice

Cats are extraordinarily fussy and tend to go to the toilet outdoors in relatively open and unused areas. Unless they are spraying or marking (deliberately leaving their scent as a territorial marking for other cats), cats carefully cover their waste and move on. Asking cats to use a litter tray […]

Only buy toys that are designed for your pets

Toys cover a range of different items including balls, ropes, pulls, tug toys and soft toys. This range reflects the variation in behaviour and needs between individual dogs. Some dogs will benefit from toys which they can carry, e.g. soft toys, others will benefit from those which provide mental stimulation, […]

Choke chains

RSPCA policy is to recommend owners don’t use choke chains as they’re painful and potentially dangerous to dogs. Some have had neck vertebrae damaged as a result of owners pulling hard on the lead. A Family has Lost their GSD dog after he’d been left outside (not for long apparently) […]

Insurance for older cats

There is a misconception that older cats cannot be insured. Older cats can be insured! Some people think cats over 10 do not qualify but a lot has changed over the years. There are several insurance companies who insure the oldies. For example, an 11yr old cat can cost as […]

Neutering & Welfare Assistance

All too often the RSPCA is asked to take in unwanted puppies and kittens. Our aim is to neuter as many animals as possible to prevent unwanted litters being born, but that isn’t the only reason why animals should be neutered, it can help correct behavioural issues like aggression and also may prevent […]

RSPCA Home for life

Home for Life is a free service, giving pet owners peace of mind. It means we’ll do all we can to find a new, loving home for your pet/s if you should pass away. Too many cats and dogs are left homeless after their owners die. Now you can ensure […]

Consider a Staffie

‘Staffies Don’t Make Good Pets’.What A Load Of Bull! Please don’t ignore our Staffordshire Bull Terriers-watch this Stop the Staffy Status Cycle video! RSPCA releases chart of most popular & unpopular breeds and urges people to rehome a Staffie The Staffordshire bull terrier has become the most unwanted dog in England and […]

Know what your pet needs

The RSPCA rehomes thousands of unwanted dogs and puppies every year. Neutering is a good way to help solve this problem. What is neutering? Neutering or ‘spaying’ a female animal involves removing the womb and ovaries (an ovaro-hysterectomy). Males are castrated – the testicles are removed. Both operations are straightforward -they […]

Animal Welfare Act

As of 6 April 2007, the Animal Welfare Act 2006 came in to force and overhauled the pet abuse laws in England and Wales for the first time in 94 years. It will brings in tougher penalties for neglect and cruelty including fines of up to £20,000, a maximum jail term of 51 weeks and […]

Winter Weather and Pets

Winter weather advice – the RSPCA is urging the public to do their bit to help keep animals of all kinds happy and healthy. RSPCA inspectors are also bracing themselves for a busy period as animals cope with the freezing conditions. RSPCA inspector Tony Woodley said: “Winter weather can spell trouble […]