Written by PETA
I bet it made your Monday to read how one determined woman helped countless small animals by convincing Gelson's to pull glue traps from its stores' shelves. (Really, how dang adorable is the mouse in that post? I could stare at her all day.)
Let us make your Friday too. Check out this year's ever-growing list of companies, businesses, and agencies that have pledged to not use gruesome glue traps ever again, all because of the hard work of PETA and our supporters:
And we're waiting for the final word from the following:
I'm sure there are many more establishments that we haven't heard about. Make PETA Files readers' week by leaving a comment below about any businesses you know that have sworn off glue traps.
Written by Karin Bennett
Well done in getting rid of glue traps. I had not heard of these until tonight. I also learned tonight that GIN TRAPS are now illegal, in the UK at least, thankfully. However I have heard that BREAK-BACK traps, LEG-HOLD traps and other SPRING TRAPS are not yet banned for use on mice & rats (only protected species). I think these sound incredibly gruesome and painful/cruel after I overheard a conversation in my local pub - someone trapped a mouse in a spring trap, which BROKE IT's BACK (it was doubled-up apparently - and for how long is anyone's guess) and then he said he WATCHED while the mouse stared up at him, and then threw it over his garden wall - still alive. What a horrid death! I was so upset at hearing this..surely all mouse/rat traps should be BANNED..except for the humane box traps that catch the rodent alive and allow people to set them free afterwards?
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