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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,…

Cat caught and killed by a snare

A COUPLE said today they were devastated after their cat became caught in a snare and died. Chris Gibbs, 35, and Nikki Humberstone, 32, of…

Snared cat lucky to be alive

A cat owner says her beloved pet was lucky not to be cut in two after it was caught in an illegal snare. Nadia Keller’s…

Snaring Survey Website Launched

The League Against Cruel Sports has launched a new snare website – www.snaringsurvey.org.uk – to gather information on the extent of snaring in the UK.…

Irish badger cull ‘proved futile’

A new report claims the “virtual extermination” of badgers in the Republic of Ireland has failed to stop the spread of bovine TB. Although so…

Warning after dog is caught in snare

A dog owner is warning others to take extra care when walking their pets after her son’s dog was caught in an animal snare. And…