Snares

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…

Police suspect badger baiting gang

WILDLIFE police in St Albans have urged the public to come forward with information after two badgers were found brutally killed in London Colney. One,…

Savage snare kills badger

A savage and illegal snare claimed the life of a badger which was almost cut in half by the wire as it struggled to free…

Law change call after badger killed in snare

ANIMAL protection groups are calling for new restrictions on trapping, after the discovery of a badger strangled by a snare. The badger was discovered on…