2005 - 2006 Rescues

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Briannock BRIANNOCK
Completely out of the normal pupping season, this 2 day old grey seal pup was found on Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes on Sunday the 8th of May 2005. Being a beautiful sunny day, the beach was busy with people so the sanctuary called for the assistance of British Divers Marine Mammal Medics... More>>
Wey WEY
Wey, a grey seal pup was rescued from Tintagel on the 17th of May 2005. She weighed 18.5kg on arrival at the sanctuary and was about 8 - 10 weeks old. She has broken teeth, a broken digit in her flipper and puncture wounds... More>>
April APRIL
April arrived from the RSPCA centre at West Hatch during w/e 11th of June 2005 and was put into the nursery pool with Bubbles and Gannel. She has still not learnt to feed herself and has lost a little weight but the animal care team has been supplementing... More>>
Mite MITE
On Thursday 18th of August 2005, in the afternoon, the Sanctuary received a phone call from a lifeguard at St Agnes about a pup that was on the beach. He reported that the pup was very thin, and had a grey and white coat. With only two members of the Animal Care Team in that day, Maz phoned the... More>>
Tusker TUSKER
Tusker was rescued on the 3rd of October 2005 by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue Coordinators Dave Jarvis and Tim Bain who were alerted to her by the Wildlife Trust after he had been spotted on Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes... More>>
Skinner SKINNER
Skinner was rescued from Downderry in Looe on the 15th of October 2005. He was about two weeks old and weighed 25.5kg. Skinner's moulted white coat had superficial wounds to flippers, his left shoulder was swollen, and he had a snotty nose... More>>
Guinness GUINNESS
Guinness was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team from Crackington Haven on the 20th of October 2005, he was approximately 2 weeks old, malnourished and weighed 13.5kg which is below his birth weight (14kg)... More>>
Thatcher THATCHER
Thatcher was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team from Cape Cornwall on the 20th of October 2005, he was about 2 - 3 weeks old and weighed 15kgs. The pup which had been caught in netting was found to be malnourished... More>>
Spike SPIKE
Spike was rescued from Penberth near Porthcurno on the 30th of October 2005. He was a very fat pup at 23.5 kg, but had fishing line around his neck, this was removed and sprayed with an antibiotic. He only spent 3 days in isolation and after getting back his blood test... More>>
Blonde BLONDE
Blonde was rescued from Hayle beach near St Ives Bay holiday camp on the 4th of November 2005 by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue team. He was a very fat pup a massive 35kg!! Blonde was suffering from sneezing and having lost his mum before weaning... More>>
Quinn QUINN
Quinn was rescued on 12th of November 2005 by the North Cornwall British Divers Marine Life Rescue group from Port Quinn near Port Isaac. A lookout for the mother was kept for most of the day but she did not return... More>>
Shambles SHAMBLES
On Thursday 17th of November 2005, the Sanctuary received a phone call from a member of the public about a pup that was on Porthgwarra beach. Sanctuary staff Marianne, Rachael and volunteer Claire headed out to take a look. On arrival we headed down to the beach, as you can see from... More>>
Pumpkin PUMPKIN
Pumpkin was rescued from the Puttsborough beach in Devon by the RSPCA and found to have an eye infection. She was approximately 2 - 3 weeks old. Pumpkin was transferred from the RSPCA to the sanctuary for the last stage of her rehabilitation... More>>
Bob BOB
Around 9 am on Tuesday 22nd of November 2005, the Sanctuary received a phone call about a pup on the beach at Carbis Bay. The pup was reported to be ok, but the tide was on the way out. We asked a member of the public if they could observe it for an hour, and call us back with an update... More>>
Vixen VIXEN
The Sanctuary received a call on Monday 21st November 2005 evening with regards to a pup that had hauled out at Newlyn. The pup seemed alert with no obvious wound and quite fat. We told the gentleman who phoned that we would monitor the pup for 24 hours, and if he was still... More>>
Bess BESS
On Saturday the 3rd of December 2005 the Sanctuary received a phone call from a member of the public in Padstow to say they had found a baby seal on the beach. As the weather had been rough the pervious evening, and the pup showed... More>>
Slip SLIP
On Monday 5th of December 2005, the Animal Care Team received a call from the British Divers in North Cornwall to say they had a pup that needed help. Tamara got together the cage and rescue bag and headed for the lifeboat station in Port Issac where the pup had spent the night. When Tamara arrived... More>>
Skiff SKIFF
On Monday 5th of December 2005, Skiff was rescued from St Agnes weighing 12.5kg and approxiately 4 weeks old. On initial assessment, Skiff was found with puncture wounds to his rear flippers. When Skiff arrived at the sanctuary... More>>
Doom Bar DOOM BAR
On Tuesday 6th of December 2005, Doom Bar was rescued from Porthgwarra weighing 21.5kg and approxiately 3-4 weeks old. On initial assessment, Doom was found to have a swollen right rear flipper and puncture wounds to his body... More>>
Scrumpy SCRUMPY
Scrumpy was rescued from Porthgwarra on the 10th of December 2005 aged approximately 5 weeks old. His temperature was very high when he got to us and he also had puncture wounds all over his body. He was put on a course... More>>
Hobson HOBSON
Hobson was rescued from Crantoch beach on the 13th of December 2005, he weighed 16.5kg and was approxiately 9 weeks old. Hobson was given an initial assessment and was found to have minor wounds with an infection in his jaw... More>>
Fawn FAWN
Fawn was rescued on 15th December from Porthgwarra, St Ives after being spotted by British Divers Marine Life Rescue Coordinator Tim Bain looking malnourished and weak. Tim stayed with Fawn until the animal care team arrived and she was then taken back to the hospital... More>>
Wombat WOMBAT
Wombat was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue on 19th of December 2005 from Porthgwarra in a malnourished state with bite wounds to his flippers, a respiratory infection and an ulcerated eye. A week later his wounds are... More>>
Wilson WILSON
Wilson was rescued on 22nd of December 2005 from Harlyn Bay by the RSPCA weighing just 14 kilos. He was dehydrated and was suffering from a respiratory infection. Wilson was put onto a course of antibiotics and his breathing is becoming clearer every day. He has learnt to feed himself quickly... More>>
Speckle SPECKLE
Speckle was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue from Mutton Cove near Godrevy on 28th of December 2005 when she was spotted from the top of the cliff with fishing netting entangled around her body... More>>
Humbug HUMBUG
Humbug was also rescued on 28th of December 2005 from Porthgwarra. Humbug had been spotted on Boxing Day and as there were no obvious cause for concern he was given a full tidal cycle to see if he would return to the sea by himself... More>>
Spingo SPINGO
Spingo was rescued on the 28th of December 2005 from Mousehole. He is around 6 weeks old and weighed 16kilos. He was dehydrated and bad breathing problems. He was given antibiotics for the chest infection, which has now cleared up. He is also being treated for worms... More>>
Stella STELLA
Stella was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue from Portgwidden on the 3rd of January 2006. She is around 6 weeks old and weighed 16.5kg. She had an ulcer to her eye and puncture wounds to flippers. Stella is self-feeding and... More>>
Bailey BAILEY
Bailey was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue from Portgwidden on the 3rd of January 2006. He was around 6 weeks old and weighed 18kilos. He had an ulcer to his eye and puncture wounds to his flippers. Bailey has been given eye drops and antibiotics. He is being force fed fish with fish... More>>
Carrot CARROT
Carrot was rescued on 6th of January 2006 from Bude and taken to the RSPCA, he was about 6 weeks old with various wounds. Carrot arrived on 13th of February 2006 from RSPCA West Hatch after receiving a clear bill of health. He has settled in quickly and is feeding well.... More>>
Amber AMBER
Amber was rescued from St Agnes on the 7th of January 2006. She is around 6 weeks old and weighed 16.5 kilos. She had some minor wounds to body, malnourished and a snotty nose. Amber is in isolation and will stay there at least for the next ten days... More>>
Storm STORM
Storm was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue from Sennen Cove on the 9th of January 2006. He was around 8 weeks old and weighted 17.5 kilos. He has a bad eye and a wheezy chest. Storm will spend at least ten days in isolation, before being moved in to the main hospital... More>>
Casper, Ghost and Ouija CASPER, GHOST AND OUIJA
Casper, Ghost and Ouija arrived from the RSPCA centre on Wednesday 11th of January 2006, these pups have been flipper tagged and wormed, these pups have been moved down to the Sanctuary for the last stages of rehabilitation before being released... More>>
Guvnor GUVNOR
Guvnor was rescued on the 13th of January 2006 from Penberth Cove. He was around 12.5kg, aged approximately 10 weeks old and had wounds to his body. On arriving at the sanctuary, his wounds were treated and Guvnor was put on a course of antibiotics... More>>
Ginger GINGER
Ginger arrived on Saturday 14th of January 2006 and was rescued from Porthtowan by the RSPCA. Ginger was only 2 days old when she was rescued. She weighed only 12 kilos and was very thin; she also had grazes to her front flippers. Ginger is receiving milk that... More>>
Tanglefoot TANGLEFOOT
Tanglefoot was rescued by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue on the 14th of January 2006 from Godrevy. He was around 10 weeks old and was malnourished with puncture wounds. On arriving at the hospital, Tanglefoot's wounds were cleaned, and sprayed with antibiotic spray... More>>
Josh JOSH
Josh arrived on Monday 16th of January 2006 by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue from Porth Gwidden at St Ives. He weighed 23kg and was 10 weeks old. Josh was covered in oil, had puncture wounds to body, an ulcer to his eye and worms. The oil was washed off with fairy liquid... More>>
Sting STING
Sting was rescued on the 17th of January 2006 from Gwithian. He had wounds to his flippers and a respiratory infection. He is very sleepy, receiving treatment for his wounds and infection and has been introduced to fish... More>>
Bogart BOGART
Bogart was rescued from Sennen on the 24th of January 2006. He had a little oil on his body, some superficial puncture wounds, and a broken jaw. He weighed 17.5 kg and was around 10 weeks old. Bogart will be going to the local vets to have his jaw wired back in place... More>>
Stoggs STOGGS
Stoggs was rescued on 12th of February 2006 from Porthgwarra suffering from a fishing net injury around his neck, an ulcerated eye and malnutrition. He has received a course of antibiotics, has been wormed and receiving antibiotic eye drops. He has taken to fish very well and can´t get enough of them... More>>
Pacific PACIFIC
We received a call from the RSPCA on the Island of Guernsey about a pup that might need to be transported to the Seal Sanctuary for rehabilitation. On the 11th March 2006 the pup who was called Pacific, was flown over to Newquay airport, where it was picked up by the National Seal... More>>
Smuggler SMUGGLER
Smuggler was rescued from Torpoint on the 30th of March 2006. He was around 12 weeks old and weighed 13.5 kilos. Smuggler had a large ulcer to his left eye. He also had puncture wounds to his head and a small piece of lip top and bottom missing, exposing his teeth.... More>>
Bock BOCK
On the 24th of April 2006 the Animal Care Team received a call about a seal on the beach at Polzeath. At this point the team called the British Divers Marine Life Rescue, who headed up there. On their arrival the RSPCA were already on scene. The pup was given fluids on the beach... More>>
Darwin DARWIN
A grey seal pup that had wandered more than 1,000 miles has returned from Portugal. Washed up on a Portuguese beach last winter, eight-month-old seal pup Darwin had been cared for at the Zoomarine sea mammal centre in the Algarve... More>>


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