Twenty-four years later, I’ve finally figured out what killed my Dad.
It wasn’t the enlarged heart or the hypertension or the hepatitis or the diabetes, 44 more words
About a month ago I wrote an article, in which I lightly prodded the League Against Cruel Sports about their current stance over Trail Hunting. I thought I’d give it a few weeks to lend a little distance and give me time to mull over the various replies I received in relation to it, but this has only reinforced something I already suspected: You can’t wade into the hunting debate without being on a particular side. 933 more words
The Fox hunting debate is still a source of controversy today in Britain. Although the assistance of hounds whilst hunting has been banned for thirteen years in Scotland and ten years in England and Wales for being “cruel and unnecessary”, former hunters still argue that it is essential for conservation and pest control as well as being an important part of rural culture. 81 more words
The conflicts caused by foxes to humans is relatively minimal and are not very harmful. It appears they often receive the blame for actions they would benefit from, such as spilling rubbish or ripping open bin bags, although it is more likely these crimes perpetrated by domestic cats living in the area as foxes are generally reserved in human centric environments (www.MSPCA.com, 2015). 72 more words