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Cat loses leg in snare trap

AN animal lover has branded the use of snare traps evil, after her pet cat was trapped in one for almost a week. Hilda Hancock’s…

Snared badgers dumped at roadside

A police investigation is continuing in the Borders after two dead badgers were found dumped on a roadside. The incident took place earlier this month…

Illegal snares trap dog and kill deer

A ROE deer had to be destroyed after being found trapped in an illegal snare on a Moray estate, it was revealed yesterday. A pet…

Cat found snared in city park

A CAT has been found dead in a public park after it became caught in a snare. The young, black, un-neutered male was discovered by…

Snared cat lucky to be alive says owner

A MUCH-loved pet cat was lucky to escape a slow painful death after it escaped a snare in Poole. Ginger, a three-month-old tortoiseshell belonging to…

Cat survives rabbit snare ordeal

Pet’s owner urges trappers to take more care in laying snares A CAT has survived the ordeal of being trapped in a rabbit snare while…

Scottish Snare Barbarity to Continue

The Scottish Government will not ban animal snares, despite a high-profile campaign by welfare groups. Environment Minister Mike Russell said alternatives to the wire traps…

Cat’s gruesome end

I hope you will allow me the opportunity to use this forum to ask that landowners think carefully when considering using snares to control vermin.…

Scotland – Ban Snares Campaign

The Scottish Government is currently deciding whether or not to ban snares and an announcement is expected within weeks. We believe a ban in Scotland…

RSPCA captures cruelty of traps and snares

Severed paws, crushed snouts and pierced stomachs – these are just some of the horrific injuries caused to animals by an assortment of vicious traps…

Missing cats mystery

A POOLE woman has said she “fears the worst” for her missing pet after five cats disappeared from the same road, and another turned up…