SPCA rescues & cleans up injured cat stuck in glue trap


Syahindah Ishak | July 12, 2021, 05:09 PM

The Singapore Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) has rescued a cat that unfortunately got stuck in a glue trap.

SPCA recounted the incident on its Instagram and Facebook pages on July 12.

The posts were accompanied by graphic pictures of the cat after it was rescued.


Open wounds

The cat appeared to have suffered from fresh open wounds after struggling to free itself from the glue trap.

Image from SPCA/FB.

SPCA stated that it managed to clean and shave the cat's glue-stricken fur.

Image from SPCA/FB.

Image from SPCA/FB.

Fully healed

The cat has fully healed, according to SPCA, although there are some bald fur spots on its body.

Image from SPCA/FB.

SPCA added:

"The SPCA has long advocated against the use of glue traps due to the harm caused as well as the inadvertent trapping of non-target species.

We have rescued many animals from glue traps, and it is a painstaking process to remove the glue from the animals, and not all survive."

You can read SPCA's full posts here:


SPCA's emergency rescue service operates every day at all times.

To ensure such rescues remain possible, you can submit a donation here.

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Top image from SPCA's Facebook page.