Snare warning from RSPCA

THE RSPCA is warning people who put out snares to control 'pests' that they are injuring the wrong animals and in some cases killing domestic pets. This comes after the…

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EDM 1502 – Badger Snares

Tabled by Norman Baker MP EARLY DAY MOTION 1502 That this House notes with concern the new report by the National Federation of Badger Groups which shows that badgers and…

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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 Street on 13th June 2002.…

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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 weekend. Pensioner Donald Winsor, of…

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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 cat. Pratt, aged 76, appeared…

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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 lovely places on this beautiful…

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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, discovered yesterday (Thursday), was shot…

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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 itself. Animal samaritan Simon Cowell…

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