Snares

Snares ban demand after find at shoot

A WELSH country pheasant shoot has been slammed by animal rights groups for using hundreds of snares to kill off wildlife. Campaigners say their investigations…

Man charged over snared badger deaths

A man from Renwick, near Penrith, appeared before Eden magistrates yesterday charged with killing two badgers at Kirkoswald between May 10 and September 30 last…

Shooting estates hare and rabbit snaring

Investigations by the NASC can reveal new evidence showing that rabbits and hares are being killed in fox snares on shooting estates and dying an…

Dead deer find sparks animal snares anger

National animal activists have complained about the way Northumbria Police have handled cruelty allegations. Anti-snare campaigner John Gill says he discovered a dead deer trapped…

Appeal after horror attacks on badgers

One badger had been found dead and another badly injured – one snared, the other possibly baited with dogs. The grim finds in the region,…

Badger snared in Market Stainton

Another badger has been found dead in a snare. The unfortunate animal was discovered near Market Stainton in Lincolnshire. An examination revealed that the badger…

RSPCA probes snares after cats are trapped

RSPCA inspectors have launched a manhunt after two pet cats were trapped in home-made snares. The animal welfare charity, which has a shelter in Altham,…

Badger’s torture in hell trap

THE horrific death of a badger in a self-locking snare today brought a warning from sickened RSPCA officers: “We will catch you and prosecute.” They…

Snared fox dies in agony

A fox died an excruciating death after being found in a Goring garden with a snare around his neck and wounds infested by maggots. The…