Snares

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…

Baiting fears as badger is snared

Police believe a badger found trapped in a snare in Bradford was caught for the illegal sport of baiting. The young male badger suffered serious…

Protest on snares over fox ordeal

THE RSPCA has renewed its opposition to animal snares after a fox was trapped on a local farm and had to be put down. The…

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…

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…

Snare causes horrific cat injuries

A CAT is recovering at its home near Lyme Regis this week from horrific injuries after its head was caught in a wire snare. Eight-year-old…

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…

Horror of cat trapped in snare

A SNARE was pulled so tightly on a trapped cat that the back end of its body was reduced to two inches in diameter. Firefighters…

Vixen recovers following trap ordeal

A vixen was badly injured after being snared in a trap which could have been laid to catch animals for illegal blood sports, in a…

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…