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Defra Snare Madness

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) are paying £119,420 of taxpayers money to amongst others the bloodsport group the Game Conservancy Trust…

Gamekeeper clubbed snared badgers to death

Kempton Estate gamekeeper Kyle Burden, 19, of Lydbury North, Shropshire, who killed birds of prey and clubbed snared badgers to death could be sent to…

Snaring of Badgers Increasing

Incidents of badgers found snared have increased, according to figures recorded by charity Scottish Badgers. Fourteen have been reported so far this year – 12…

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.…