Tag: glue traps
The RSPCA has revealed that 243 glue trap incidents were reported to its cruelty line in the last five years (2015-2019). These reports included incidents with cats, garden birds, hedgehogs, squirrels and even a parrot.
Glue traps, also known as ‘glue boards’ or ‘sticky boards’, consist of a sheet of plastic, cardboard or wood coated with non-drying adhesive designed to trap rodents such as mice and rats as they cross the board.
The RSPCA opposes the manufacture, sale and use of glue-traps because of the unnecessary suffering they cause to animals.Read More
The RSPCA is urging people never to buy or use glue traps after a tawny owl suffered irreparable damage to his wings after getting stuck to one of these sticky boards.
RSPCA inspector Gina Stallon was called to Mentmore Crescent, Dunstable in Bedfordshire, on Thursday (21 May 2020) after someone found the stricken bird in their back gardenRead More
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