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Snare ban call after dog loses leg

The owner of a dog whose leg had to be amputated after being caught in a snare has called for them to be banned. Molly,…

Cat loses its leg in a rabbit snare

rabbit trap. Richard and Lisa Bacon, of Sharnford, were shocked when their pet Poppy returned home on Thursday with her paw hanging off and back…

Cat rescued from illegal snare

A cat had to be treated for injuries to its front paw after it was trapped in an illegal snare on a housing estate near…

Deer skeleton - killed by illegal snare

Probe after deer killed by illegal snare

AN investigation has been launched after the remains of a deer were found at Ravenscraig, thought to be the victim of illegal trapping. Officers from…

Snared cat in agony for days

A CAT survived for four agonising days with its neck caught in a cruel snare. Two-year-old Jet was trapped in a ditch near a Gaywood…

Foul play suspected over missing cats

A STARTFORTH man is warning cat owners to keep their animals indoors after three of his beloved pets went missing. The man, who does not…

Badger snares seized by Cornwall police

Two illegal snares have been seized next to a badger sett entrance, by police in west Cornwall. A wildlife crime officer for Devon and Cornwall…

Bid to snare illegal trappers

ILLEGAL snares have been set up to trap animals for food in beauty spots in Silchester and Tadley. In the past month, 12 of the…

SSPCA anger over deer killed by a snare

A WILD deer lies motionless after suffering an agonising death in woods near Craigneuk, Wishaw And the Wishaw Press makes no excuses for showing this…