Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 28th, 2018, 10:14 am

vinnied wrote:personally I've never seen a coyote downtown. Are there any? Plenty of deer though. Would be a shame to see a deer get caught in one.


A deer could probably shake one that size right off and walk away.
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Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby Urban Cowboy » Jan 28th, 2018, 10:33 am

vinnied wrote:personally I've never seen a coyote downtown. Are there any? Plenty of deer though. Would be a shame to see a deer get caught in one.


Don't know about downtown, but I know around Spall/Bernard by the cemetery they are plentiful.
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Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby MalaPropina » Jan 28th, 2018, 12:53 pm

artistwithaflare wrote:Not surprised to hear that self professed animal lovers/advocates sway when it comes to stray cats.
No empathy is a sad disguise and a reality.
... horrible, inhuman people put traps out. They need to be on leashes!


The sad part is there are strays and ferals because of people who profess to be animal lovers but refuse to keep their cats indoors and have them spayed/neutered. Its a human caused problem and not the fault of the cats that don't deserve to die in horrible suffering. Cats become nuicence often because they are trying to survive due to humans who were supposed to be taking care if them being irresponsible.

If stray or feral cats are the problem there is an organization that will help. There is absolutely no need to set barbaric traps in the city endangering not only animals but humans...children, as well.
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Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby JLives » Jan 28th, 2018, 6:27 pm

TreeGuy wrote:If it’s in the north end it could a part of someone’s home security. Meant for people lurking around.


Is it legal to set traps for trespassers in the city?
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Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby MalaPropina » Jan 28th, 2018, 7:00 pm

JLives wrote:Is it legal to set traps for trespassers in the city?


No. Worse case, if it results in injury or death you could land in front of a judge with criminal charges against you
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Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 28th, 2018, 7:01 pm

JLives wrote:
TreeGuy wrote:If it’s in the north end it could a part of someone’s home security. Meant for people lurking around.


Is it legal to set traps for trespassers in the city?


That is a definite NO NO.
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Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby JLives » Jan 28th, 2018, 8:12 pm

alanjh595 wrote:
That is a definite NO NO.


Agreed. What kind of person is setting up leg hold traps in the city? How many more have they set?
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Re: Traps in Downtown Kelowna

Postby voice of reason » Jan 28th, 2018, 8:50 pm

im picturing a ring of leghold traps set up around a pile of fentynal pills

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