Cuan Wildlife Rescue

Winter Opening Hours

9am – 5pm

Coronavirus Guidelines

We, at Cuan Wildlife Rescue are committed to keeping members of the public, our staff and volunteers safe during these times with the Coronavirus.  Therefore, we may ask you some other questions when you ring us up after finding an animal!  These are for safety purposes and not designed to be intrusive or cause offence, I hope you can appreciate that we need to ask them.

You will be asked; if you have had contact with anyone who has tested positive for the coronavirus, feel unwell or are showing any of the symptoms associated with it.  We may ask you to leave  the animal in a safe place so we can collect it without having contact with you.  Again, please do not take offence, it is to protect you and ourselves.

If you do come to our hospital, please wear a face mask.  There is hand gel available to use before and after entering.  Please do not ‘borrow’ it (!), it is for use for everyone who comes.  There are handwashing facilities available.

Thank you for your understanding, we still need to care for Britains’ wildlife and continue helping the orphaned, sick and injured that need us.  Thank you for your support.


01952 728070

Shropshire’s only 24/7 wildlife rescue centre.

We rescue, care for and rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned wild animals and birds. Then we release them back into the wild.

Each year we admit and treat around 5,700 creatures and need to raise £346,000 for day-to-day running costs. Please help us by donating time, money or items from our wishlist.

If you’ve seen an injured wild animal or bird, call us for advice on 01952 728070 or visit our contact page.

Cuan Wildlife Rescue, The Signals, Much Wenlock

Total casualties treated so far this year


Total animals currently in care


Total number of casualties treated in 2020



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Cuan Wildlife Rescue

Cuan Wildlife is a wildlife rescue centre where we take in sick, injured or orphaned wild animals and birds, with the aim of nursing them back to health. We regularly admit over 5,700 animals and birds in one year. Once fully recovered, great emphasis is placed on returning them to the wild - in most cases, this means back to the area from where they came, where they may have a mate waiting, or where, at least, they will be familiar with their territory or hunting ground. Cuan Wildlife rescue is a registered Charity which is dependant on donations from the public and businesses.
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Cuan Wildlife RescueMar 3, 2021 @ 13:29
Beth and Hayley out on swan rescues today 🦢
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Cuan Wildlife RescueMar 1, 2021 @ 19:02
This swan came to us from the Wolverhampton area. The concern was with a lump in its neck which was quite pronounced. Chris, our vet , was able to reveal that it was a barbed hook with an inch of line, which clearly had been in there for sometime. It was removed and the swan was put on anti biotics . He is now recovering.
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Cuan Wildlife RescueMar 1, 2021 @ 13:00
In case you missed it, here is a recent duck release with a bit of fun added by Ben Lamming Photography
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Cuan Wildlife RescueMar 1, 2021 @ 10:00
Visit our website to watch Sarah and Sox Fox talk about how we can help hedgehogs and what to do if you find a poorly hedgehog.
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Cuan Wildlife RescueMar 1, 2021 @ 7:31
January and February were tough months for buzzards. We had many in at this time, all suffering with emaciation .
This is just one of amazing releases of one of them. It just makes all the hard work worth while.
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Cuan Wildlife RescueFeb 28, 2021 @ 15:00
How is Cuan funded?

This is a question we are asked on a regular basis, so here are the details.

Cuan is a registered charity (1096812). Our income comes from the following sources:-
• Donations from the public
• Collection boxes at local businesses
• Gift Aid claimed on donations
• Fundraising events - Open day, Car & Craft Fair, Summer Ball, Quiz Nights, raffles etc.
• Income from our charity shops in Much Wenlock & Shrewsbury
• Profits from sales from our online shop, clothing, cards, calendars etc.
• Legacies
• Fundraising by our supporters, from individuals to businesses, sponsored walks to selling handmade items.

We do not receive any funding from Local Authorities or Government grants (apart from Covid support for the two shops when they are closed in lockdown which just covers the rent)

As you can see, the shops play a vital role in the charity and there is a lot involved in them too. From sorting donations, cleaning, operating the till, restocking the shelves, auctioning items on eBay and most importantly making the shop a friendly, inviting, and warm environment to both work and shop in.

It costs over £346,000 per year to run the charity. This covers vets bills and medication, medical equipment, e.g. gloves, needles, syringes, animal food. There is also electricity, telephone, broadband, water, waste removal, insurance, wages, rent for the shops and much more.

As a registered charity we prepare annual accounts, that are sent to the Charity Commission.

Thankfully, we have an amazing team of volunteers who give up their time for free at our hospital, our shops, our rescue drivers and at our fundraising events, we could not do this without them!

Thank you all for your continued support, you all enable Cuan Wildlife to continue to rescue, care for and rehabilitate over 5700 sick, injured and orphaned British Wildlife each year.