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Police tracking badger killer

POLICE are investigating after a badger was killed by a snare trap and dumped at the side of the road on the outskirts of Whitby,…

Pet cat killed in illegal snare

A much loved family pet died a slow and painful death after becoming trapped in an illegal home-made snare in Peterborough. The lifeless body of…

Pet cat trapped in snare

A LOCKERBIE woman is warning pet owners to be on their guard after her cat was trapped in a snare. Fifty-eight-year-old Mary Carlyle was woken…

Alfie injured in an illegal trap

VETS had to amputate the leg of a cat believed to have been caught up in an illegal snare. Phil Lord, 31, of Rushmore Drive,…

Snares in Peterborough

Animal snares put children at risk

At least five home-made snares have been spotted in a field owned by Peterborough City Council near Fletton Cemetery in the last two weeks. RSPCA…

Gamekeeper fined for wilfully killing badger

A GAMEKEEPER has been fined after admitting wilfully killing a badger. David Stephen Welford, 43, of Thornthorpe, Malton, was sentenced yesterday at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court…