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September 24, 2015

Take Action to Get Glue Traps Off the Market in the UK

Humane Society International/United Kingdom

  • Needless suffering. Brighton and Hove Council

1. Urge STV Pest Control to stop manufacturing and supplying glue traps.

2. Email retailers and wholesalers and ask them to discontinue the sale of glue traps.

3. If a retailer near you is selling glue traps, download and print out our Retailer Information Sheet to give to the store manager and ask him/her to join B&Q, Homebase, The Range and many other high street chains in refusing to stock these cruel devices. If the manager signs and returns the Retailer Pledge to us, we will add the shop to our database.

4. If you are the carer of companion rats or mice, tweet us @HSIUKorg a selfie with them (an “animalfie”!) and a sign explaining why you support our #Unstuck campaign to get glue traps off sale.

5. Watch our short and powerful campaign video clip about the cruelty of glue traps and share it on social media using #Unstuck.

6. Pest control starts with prevention. To prevent rats and mice from taking up residence in your home or garden, or to encourage them to move on if they are already there, follow our humane action plan to Deter, Evict, Prevent. Why not print out a copy of our infographic and pin it on public noticeboards?

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