Snares

Watch out for snares in rural parts

POLICE are urging the public to look out for snare traps in rural areas. Last Thursday, a snare trap was found in High Legh with…

Badger trapped in snare for over 24 hours

A resident near Chiddingly, East Sussex, called Wildlife Rescue and Ambulance Service (WRAS) after she had seen the badger the previous day and not thought…

Snared cat is shot twice

A cat trapped in a snare and then shot in the spine and ribs in Kettering has been described as one of the worst cases…

Alert as pets are trapped in snares

PET dogs and cats, as well as wild badgers, are being caught in deadly snares in the countryside, ‘The Banffshire Journal’ can reveal this week.…

Call for snare ban after badger’s death

THE death of a badger, trapped in a snare near Freshwater on the Isle of Wight has sparked outrage from animal rights campaigners. Farmer John…

Badger died in horrific snare

A BADGER suffered a “prolonged and horrific” death after it was trapped in an illegal snare in Sheffield. The young female badger’s body was found…

Helen warns pet owners of snare danger

A WOMAN is warning other animal lovers to be vigilant over people setting lethal snares in residential areas of the North-East countryside. Suzy, a 14-year-old…

Snared badger back in the wild

Cruelty charity in fresh call for ban on all snares in Scotland A badger found wounded in a snare in the Scottish Borders has recovered…

Former magistrate shot snared badger

A FARMER and former magistrate has been fined for trapping and shooting a badger which dug up his garden. The RSPCA yesterday warned people against…

Snares warning on beach

Dog owners are being warned this week that several pets have been trapped in snares while walking near Poppit Sands. Local dog owners have found…

Snared moggy back home after tree rescue

Little Poppie McCabe has every reason to cuddle her pet cat after what he has been through.The Doncaster youngster’s moggy, called Shadow, turned out to…

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…