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

 

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A 'snare' that was made with an aerosol and plastic string was found in a garden in the Seacroft area of Leeds.

The resident who found the snare had been looking for her missing cat.

For three years there has allegedly been incidents of cats being caught, and dying, in snares in the area. A number of snares had been seen in a neighbour's garden.

The snare was reported to the local Police and RSPCA.

Type of snare

Home-made. Illegal

Where

Seacroft, Leeds

When

May 2022

Photographic evidence

Home-made snare

Home-made snare

 

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