Snares

Snared badgers dumped at roadside

A police investigation is continuing in the Borders after two dead badgers were found dumped on a roadside. The incident took place earlier this month…

Illegal snares trap dog and kill deer

A ROE deer had to be destroyed after being found trapped in an illegal snare on a Moray estate, it was revealed yesterday. A pet…

Cat found snared in city park

A CAT has been found dead in a public park after it became caught in a snare. The young, black, un-neutered male was discovered by…

Snared cat lucky to be alive says owner

A MUCH-loved pet cat was lucky to escape a slow painful death after it escaped a snare in Poole. Ginger, a three-month-old tortoiseshell belonging to…

Cat survives rabbit snare ordeal

Pet’s owner urges trappers to take more care in laying snares A CAT has survived the ordeal of being trapped in a rabbit snare while…

Cat’s gruesome end

I hope you will allow me the opportunity to use this forum to ask that landowners think carefully when considering using snares to control vermin.…

Missing cats mystery

A POOLE woman has said she “fears the worst” for her missing pet after five cats disappeared from the same road, and another turned up…

Pet cat died in snare set by father-of-four

A father-of-four has been convicted of killing a cat in a ‘slow and painful way’. Ian Smedley, of Blakeney Crescent, Melton, pleaded guilty at Melton…

Snare left cat in agony

AFTER nine days trapped in a snare, a cat limped home with the wire and twine trap still wrapped tightly round her stomach. Six-year-old Tigger,…

Cat caught and killed by a snare

A COUPLE said today they were devastated after their cat became caught in a snare and died. Chris Gibbs, 35, and Nikki Humberstone, 32, of…

Snared cat lucky to be alive

A cat owner says her beloved pet was lucky not to be cut in two after it was caught in an illegal snare. Nadia Keller’s…

Warning after dog is caught in snare

A dog owner is warning others to take extra care when walking their pets after her son’s dog was caught in an animal snare. And…