On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1360 AM Northeast, WI 97.5 FM Green Bay, WI

Weather

Current Conditions(Green Bay,WI 54303)

More Weather »
52° Feels Like: 52°
Wind: WNW 8 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Partly Cloudy 75°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 56°

Tomorrow

PM Thunderstorms 77°

Alerts

cats in traps fuels new animal cruelty debate

by
Sammy the Cat (photo courtesy Harbor Humane Society)
Sammy the Cat (photo courtesy Harbor Humane Society)
Sheri Kosel (Download MP3)

Undated (KELO-AM) Animal rights groups are shocked by reports of traps in the Black Hills being baited with live cats.

State game officials have heard from hikers that have stumbled upon traps baited with small cats.

Sheri Kosel with South Dakotans Against Animal Cruelty says she was shocked and then disgusted by the stories. Kosel says there may be a loophole on traps in South Dakota's first animal cruelty law passed by the legislature this year.

State Game officials  and trapping groups are now both calling for a ban on baiting traps with live animals in South Dakota. Kosel says closing the loophole or a separate outright ban would be alright with her.

Comments