Loose pets may get trapped in gear meant for game, varmints and fur bearers... Check
We pet owners should all try to prevent this... Check
We hope the trapper is of the ilk to spare the pet from suffering... Check
We hope he tries to do this by frequently checking his gear... Check
We can hope he relieves the suffering by freeing the pet and getting it back to the owner rather than killing the pet by what ever means he dispatches his intended quarry... Check
I think the point of the OP was well made and this has just been a merry-go-round with greased handlebars since shortly after it got going really...
I guess Art has been feeling gracious this time of year as he would have usually addressed the criminal issue of assault on deceased equine resulting in blunt force trauma much sooner me thinks...
Last edited by hogdogs; December 5, 2012 at 03:51 AM.