21 Feb '12, 1am

SPCA calls on AVA to stop use of glue traps

By Samantha Boh my paper Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012 The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has called for a ban on glue traps after a cat was caught in one last Friday. Cat feeders at a Jurong West Housing Board bin centre found the cat in the glue trap. It was panting and fighting for its life. The trap was set by a pest- control company, SPCA said. It added on its Facebook page yesterday that the trap, measuring 1.2m by 1.5m, was placed overnight, and that this was not the first time that an animal, other than a rat, has been caught in a glue trap. To end its suffering, the glue-laden cat was euthanised by the veterinarian on duty at SPCA. The society said it wrote to the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) to request "a ban on such traps with immediate effect and that action be taken against the parties responsible" in last Friday's incident. SPCA a...

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