20 Feb '12, 2pm

Ban on glue board urged after cat death

Ban on glue board urged after cat death

SINGAPORE: The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has called for an "immediate ban" on glue board traps used by pest control companies. This comes after it found a cat stuck on such a trap. SPCA posted on Facebook a photo of a dead cat which was extricated from the glue board. The board had been placed by a pest control company hired by the Jurong Town Council to trap rats. SPCA said the case was reported last Friday and by the time the cat was brought in, it was in "deep distress and panting heavily". The cat was eventually put down to prevent further suffering. SPCA has written to the Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority (AVA) to request for an immediate ban on the traps. It is also calling for action to be taken against the parties responsible. SPCA executive director Corinne Fong said: "The animals, when they get trapped on these traps - as the case wi...

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