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Snared cat was left to die

A Kilrea mother has spoken of her horror of finding a cat fighting for its life after it had been cruelly trapped in a wire…

Cat survives rabbit snare scare

A CAT OWNER has spoken of her relief after her pet survived a six day ordeal outdoors trapped in a rabbit snare. Nina Belton’s pet…

Northern Ireland Committee votes to ban snares

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s Environment Committee has this morning voted for a complete ban on the use of snares in Northern Ireland. The forthcoming Wildlife…

Horror at pet’s snare torture

A CAT used one of its nine lives to escape from an animal snare this week prompting concerns over the “inhumane torture” traps. Sweet Pea,…

Pet cat caught in snare in Beccles

A cat has had a lucky escape after it was caught in a snare in Beccles. Felix, a black cat with white markings, was found…

Snarers putting people’s lives at risk

RUTHLESS poachers shooting at deer from darkened roadside vehicles and hanging head-height cable snares in woods are putting people’s lives at risk. Authorities combating an…

McKay calls for snares to be banned

NORTH Antrim Sinn Féin MLA Daithí McKay has called for snaring to be banned and accused the DUP Minister Edwin Poots of neglecting this issue…

Badger cub found dead in snare

BADGER campaign group is urging people to watch out for snares near badger setts after a decomposed badger cub was found in one of the…

Pet insurance warning over snare dangers

Pet health cover customers should be aware of the threat snares pose to cats and dogs, it has been suggested. John Chisholm, of the Scottish…

Cat trapped in guitar string snare

Scottish SPCA appeal for information after two-year-old cat Kizzy, pictured, was caught in a snare made of a guitar string in Kirkcaldy. Animal welfare experts…

Charity challenges UK law on snaring

By Marcus Papadopoulos Taking a stroll in the countryside with your partner, children and dogs is as relaxing as sitting down on a Saturday night…