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60,000 call for snare ban

MPs, Peers and Campaigners stand behind the National Anti Snaring Campaign banner shortly before presenting the 60,000 signature National Anti Snaring petition to 10 Downing…

Couple’s pet snare horror

A couple from the Newcastle Emlyn area were yesterday still distraught at seeing their cat go through the agony of a horrifying death at the…

NASC investigation badger release

The badger in this slide show was snared in West Sussex on 27th July 2002, and was only found by sheer chance when a member…

Snare causes horrific cat injuries

A CAT is recovering at its home near Lyme Regis this week from horrific injuries after its head was caught in a wire snare. Eight-year-old…

Court shame of cat menace

WILD bird lover Philip Pratt caught a neighbour’s cat in a snare in his garden – just months after being convicted of shooting dead another…

Horror of cat trapped in snare

A SNARE was pulled so tightly on a trapped cat that the back end of its body was reduced to two inches in diameter. Firefighters…

Vixen recovers following trap ordeal

A vixen was badly injured after being snared in a trap which could have been laid to catch animals for illegal blood sports, in a…

Strangled otter

THE Isle of Skye, home of my forebears, must be the nearest place to paradise on earth in the month of May. Of all the…

Police suspect badger baiting gang

WILDLIFE police in St Albans have urged the public to come forward with information after two badgers were found brutally killed in London Colney. One,…

Savage snare kills badger

A savage and illegal snare claimed the life of a badger which was almost cut in half by the wire as it struggled to free…

Law change call after badger killed in snare

ANIMAL protection groups are calling for new restrictions on trapping, after the discovery of a badger strangled by a snare. The badger was discovered on…

Essex pet killer fined

A man has been fined for putting fox snares behind his house which strangled a neighbour’s pet cat. Christopher Deekoff, 47, of Lane End Cottages,…