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Appeal after horror attacks on badgers

One badger had been found dead and another badly injured – one snared, the other possibly baited with dogs. The grim finds in the region,…

Badger snared in Market Stainton

Another badger has been found dead in a snare. The unfortunate animal was discovered near Market Stainton in Lincolnshire. An examination revealed that the badger…

RSPCA probes snares after cats are trapped

RSPCA inspectors have launched a manhunt after two pet cats were trapped in home-made snares. The animal welfare charity, which has a shelter in Altham,…

Badger’s torture in hell trap

THE horrific death of a badger in a self-locking snare today brought a warning from sickened RSPCA officers: “We will catch you and prosecute.” They…

Snared fox dies in agony

A fox died an excruciating death after being found in a Goring garden with a snare around his neck and wounds infested by maggots. The…

Baiting fears as badger is snared

Police believe a badger found trapped in a snare in Bradford was caught for the illegal sport of baiting. The young male badger suffered serious…

SSPCA Launches Campaign to Abolish use of Snares

SCOTLAND’S largest animal charity yesterday launched a campaign to abolish the use of snares after thousands of animals, including protected species, domestic pets and livestock,…

Protest on snares over fox ordeal

THE RSPCA has renewed its opposition to animal snares after a fox was trapped on a local farm and had to be put down. The…

Badger toll leads to snare ban call

A LEADING wildlife campaigner has called for an end to the persecution of badgers in the region. Dr Elaine King, executive officer of the National…