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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…

Pet cat died in snare set by father-of-four

A father-of-four has been convicted of killing a cat in a ‘slow and painful way’. Ian Smedley, of Blakeney Crescent, Melton, pleaded guilty at Melton…

EDM 314 – Snares

Tabled by David Drew MP EARLY DAY MOTION 314 That this House notes with concern that badgers, otters, domestic pets, livestock and other animals continue…

Snare left cat in agony

AFTER nine days trapped in a snare, a cat limped home with the wire and twine trap still wrapped tightly round her stomach. Six-year-old Tigger,…