Found a snare?

If there is a live animal in the snare call the relevant animal welfare charity. We do not advise trying to release an animal yourself as the animal could be injured and require medical attention. Record the incident using our Snarewatch report form.

Scotland

Scottish SPCA
Animal Helpline 03000 999 999

England and Wales

RSPCA
Cruelty line 0300 1234 999

Northern Ireland

USPCA
Animal Information Line 028 3025 1000, caller ID required

 

Watch Bill Oddie in Snares Uncovered

A cat was caught in a home-made snare in Toynton All Saints, Spilsby.

The pet arrived home with the contraption still round his middle. The cat's guardian noticed him struggling to get through the cat flap with the snare attached to him. She removed the snare and the cat recovered.

Type of snare

Illegal

Where

Spilsby, Lincolnshire

When

May 2021

Photographic evidence

 

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