Snares

Snarers putting people’s lives at risk

RUTHLESS poachers shooting at deer from darkened roadside vehicles and hanging head-height cable snares in woods are putting people’s lives at risk. Authorities combating an…

Badger cub found dead in snare

BADGER campaign group is urging people to watch out for snares near badger setts after a decomposed badger cub was found in one of the…

Cat trapped in guitar string snare

Scottish SPCA appeal for information after two-year-old cat Kizzy, pictured, was caught in a snare made of a guitar string in Kirkcaldy. Animal welfare experts…

Pet cat caught in snare

A DISTRAUGHT couple have warned animal-lovers to be on the lookout for illegal traps after their cat was caught in a snare. Cheryl and Philip…

Family cat caught in snare ordeal

A BELOVED pet cat is recovering from a traumatic ordeal after a snare was trapped around his neck, last weekend. Devoted owners Alec and Vicky…

Record fine over snared badger killings

A respected farm manager and gamekeeper has received a record £3,500 fine after he pled guilty to killing four badgers by capturing them in snares…

Family pet killed by snare in woods

A DEVASTATED dog owner has called for snares to be banned after his pet died in agony. John Buchan, who lives in Gask, recently suffered…

Aylsham cat killed in snare

A couple whose pet cat was killed by a snare have joined calls for the traps to be banned – and have gathered a 1,000-name…

Tip-off leads to fox cub rescue

A tip-off to the National Anti-Snaring Campaign led to the rescue of a fox cub from a snare in the north-east. The fox cub was…