The Derbyshire Rural Crime Team are currently investigating an incident where a cat was caught in a Fenn trap near Kirk Hallam Lake, Ilkeston.
Gower's famous wild ponies are falling ill due to vegetable scraps being left for them to eat which can kill them.
Woodfield Animal Sanctuary is now begging people not to leave the vegetable cuttings, as the horses are becoming ill with colic. According to Horse and Rider, Colic is one of the most common causes of death in horses.
While hundreds of Hackney horses once elegantly clip-clopped around London pulling carriages, the breed is now dying out because that mode of transport is no longer used.
The Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) annual watchlist has highlighted the breed as at risk because there are just 31 breeding females left in the UK.