2006 - 2007 Rescues

2006/2007 Release Update    Main Seal Rescue Menu    Pup Adoption

Roo ROO
On Sunday 3rd of September 2006, in the middle of the afternoon, the Seal Sanctuary received a phone call from a member of the public about a baby seal that was on the beach at Mullion Cove on the Lizard. Tamara gathered up the rescue kit... More>>
Ronnie RONNIE
On Tuesday 3rd of October 2006, the Sanctuary was called by a member of the public to say there was a white coated seal on the beach, and its mum had left it. We advised the people not to touch it and that mum would be back soon, as she had properly gone off to feed... More>>
Magnet MAGNET
The Sanctuary received a phone call on Saturday night 7th of October 2006 around 7pm from a gentleman concerned about a seal on the beach near Port Isaac in north Cornwall. Abi on duty that evening called... More>>
Pebbles PEBBLES
The Sanctuary received a call on Sunday morning 8th of October 2006 about a pup on Gwithian beach that needed help. The caller said it was a white coat and was moving across the beach towards the Red River. The Sanctuary called... More>>
Koko KOKO
Around 3.30pm on Monday 9th of October 2006, the Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public at Porthgwidden in St Ives, who was concerned about a seal on the beach. Early indication revealed that the pup was on... More>>
Mutley MUTLEY
The Sanctuary staff received a phone call from a lady from Old Town on St Mary´s (Isles of Scilly), on 12th of October 2006, to say there was a seal on the beach that looked injured. The lady described the wounds and the team decided that the pup needed to be brought back to... More>>
Narla NARLA
On Saturday 14th of October 2006, the Sanctuary received a call about a baby seal at Swanage beach near Weymouth. After a few hours and with no sign of mum returning, it was decided that the pup would need picking up and bringing to Gweek. The long... More>>
Simba SIMBA
On Saturday 14th of October 2006, the Sanctuary received a call about a seal at Perranporth. From the description the pup seemed OK and was quiet happy to go in and out the water when approached by people. On Sunday 15th of October we received more calls about this seal... More>>
Gnasher GNASHER
On 25th of October 2006 we received a phone call from a member of the public about a pup on Gwithian beach. Claire and Abi got the rescue kit and cage and headed out to the beach. They found the pup on the beach it had lots of wounds but seemed to be a little feisty to say the least... More>>
DAISY DAISY
On 25th of October 2006 (Wednesday evening) the Sanctuary received a call about a pup at Watergate Bay in Newquay. The caller said the pup had really bad injuries and the tide was fast approaching. We called one of our volunteers... More>>
Squirt SQUIRT
On Thursday 26th October 2006 the Sanctuary received a call about a seal that was on a beach near Par in St Austell. From the description given, it sounded like the pup was in a really bad way. Luckily we had an RSPCA officer close by... More>>
Penfold PENFOLD
On Thursday afternoon 26th of October 2006 the Sanctuary received a phone call from Sam, a member of the public, concerned about a seal at Prussia Cove. Rachael who was heading home decided to swing round the Cove to find out the pups´ condition, to see if it needed our help... More>>
Spongebob SPONGEBOB
On Friday the 27th October 2006 the Sanctuary received a phone call from a lady who was looking down at Fistral Beach at Newquay and saw a small little pup on the beach, and was concerned about it. Tamara loaded up the land rover with the cage and rescue kit and headed over to... More>>
MOWGLI MOWGLI
On Sunday the 5th of November 2006 the Sanctuary received a call from the Cornwall Seal Group to say that a pup they had been watching at Mutton Cove since Friday afternoon, had not fed for over 48 hours. Maz, headed out to Gwithian and was followed by Rachael and Dan. On arrival... More>>
Pilchard PILCHARD
On Friday 10th of November 2006, we received a phone call from the Watergate Bay area of Newquay, about a pup that was on the beach. Maz collected the rescue kit and cage and headed off to Newquay. Maz found the pup on the beach and discovered it was very malnourished... More>>
DORY DORY
On Saturday 11th of November 2006, the sanctuary received a call about a pup at Towan Beach at Newquay. The team were busy looking after the pups in the hospital, and so call the British Divers Marine Life Rescue who went out on our behalf... More>>
Eve EVE
The Sanctuary was called on the morning of Friday 17th of November 2006 about a pup that was on a beach at Polurrian Cove near Mullion. The pup was described as a little white coat pup, that was making a lot of noise. Abi, a member of the... More>>
Pugwash PUGWASH
On the 27th of November 2006 the sanctuary received a call from the BDMLR about a seal on the beach at Porthminister, after describing the condition over the phone; we decided that the pup needed to come back to the Sanctuary... More>>
Pudey PUDEY
On Monday 27th of November 2006 we received a call about a seal that was on the bach near Pothoustock. From the information we received the pup was quiet happy and going in and out of the water. We sent one of our volunteers down to take a look,... More>>
Stitch STITCH
On Saturday the 2nd of December 2006 the Seal Sanctuary received a telephone call from members of the public about a seal that was on the beach at Gwithian. As the team were busy with the seals in the hospital and the residents... More>>
Lilo LILO
On Sunday the 3rd of December 2006 the Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public about a pup on the beach at Praa Sands. Maz picked up the rescue kit and cage and headed out. When Maz arrived on the beach she found a pup around 4-5 weeks old... More>>
Boss BOSS
On Thursday 7th of December 2006, the Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public about a seal that they had picked up from Bossiney near Boscatle. The gentlemen had found the seal on the beach looking very weak... More>>
Taz TAZ
On Saturday the 9th of December 2006 the Sanctuary received a call about a pup at Newquay. We sent a member of the team off to Newquay and they found the pup on the beach. This pup had lots of wounds and its eye was closed. The pup was put into a cage... More>>
Baloo BALOO
On Sunday morning the 10th of December 2006 the Sanctuary received a call from two gentlemen on St Michaels Mount. They had found a pup with some kind of cloth around his neck. The guys removed the cloth after speaking to us and it was decided the pup needed to come back... More>>
Nemo NEMO
On Thursday 14th of December 2006, the Seal Sanctuary had a telephone call from a member of the public that was concerned about a seal at Looe. This pup was a moulted coat and looked a little thin. The Sanctuary staff called one of the British Divers Marine Life Rescue... More>>
Yogi YOGI
On Thursday afternoon 14th of December 2006 the Sanctuary received a telephone call from a member of the public about a seal on Fistral Beach at Newquay. The report indicated that the pup was exhausted from being out in the rough seas and was taking a nap... More>>
Chip CHIP
On Friday the 15th December 2006 the Sanctuary received a telephone call from a member of the public about a seal pup that was on some rocks near Padstow. We sent one of our volunteers out to have a look and just check it out.... More>>
Woody WOODY
On Saturday 16th of December 2006, we received a telephone call from a lady who had found a seal on the beach and picked it up and put it into her garage, after she became concerned about the pup. Maz headed out to Sennen and found the seal to be post moult, around... More>>
Belle BELLE
On Tuesday morning 19th of December 2006 the sanctuary received a call from a lady who had found a seal on the beach at Sennen Cove, and was concerned about it. Clare grabbed the seal rescue kit and cage and headed out to Sennen... More>>
Bambi BAMBI
On Wednesday 27th of December 2006 the Seal Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public about a seal at Hennick Beach. Tamara who was working over Christmas loaded up the cage and rescue kit and headed out... More>>
Arial ARIAL
On Thursday 28th of December 2006 the Seal Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public about a pup on a beach at Porthcurno that had some netting around it´s neck. Tamara again working that day headed out with a cage and rescue kit to find the pup. She arrived at the beach... More>>
Rhubarb RHUBARB
The Sanctuary received a telephone call from a member of the public about a seal at Mousehole on Wednesday 3rd of January 2007. Clare headed out with the rescue kit and cage and found the pup on the beach. An assessment revealed that the pup was malnourished... More>>
Olive OLIVE
On Thursday 4th of January 2007, the Sanctuary received a telephone call from a member of the public about a seal at Port Loe. Abi headed out with cage and rescue kit to find the pup. The pup was found on the beach to be malnourished with wounds... More>>
Pluto PLUTO
Late on Sunday evening 7th of January 2007 as Clare was on her way home from work, she received a call from a member of the public about a seal at Port Loe. Clare headed out to the beach and arrived to find the pup sheltering under a boat that was moored on the beach... More>>
Flik FLIK
The Seal Sanctuary received a call at 7.30am on Sunday the 14th of January 2007 from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue to inform us they had picked up a seal pup in the early hours of Sunday morning from Porthgwidden beach in St Ives. The pup was transported to Gweek and was weighed... More>>
Smurf SMURF
On Tuesday evening 16th of January 2007 the Sanctuary received a call from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue with regards to a seal that had been found at Newquay. The report said that the pup had a graze on its back and malnourished. The seal was picked up by Dan... More>>
Tigger TIGGER
The Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public on Wednesday 24th of January 2007 about a seal at Coverack. Maz headed out with a volunteer and walked miles along the beach, after about 20 minutes they found the seal. With puncture wounds... More>>
Cyclops CYCLOPS
As soon as Maz came back with the land rover on Wednesday 24th of January 2007 from her rescue of Tigger, then it was time for Clare with the help of Rachael and a volunteer to head out on another pup that had been reported at Mousehole... More>>
Rimmer RIMMER
Rimmer arrived on Wednesday 21st of February 2007 from the RSPCA. This seal pup was rescued from Dorset on the 11th of February 2007, and has now been brought to the Sanctuary for his rehabilitation. Rimmer weighs 21 kilos and is self feeding... More>>
CINDERS CINDERS
Cinders was rescued on the 24th of February 2007 from Boult Beach at Gorran Haven. The pup had wounds to it’s flippers and body, and was malnourished, and so it was decided to bring the seal back to the Seal Sanctuary. Due to the length of the pup, it was put into the main hospital pen... More>>
Tiger Lilly TIGER LILLY
On Monday evening, 26th March 2007, the Sanctuary received telephone call from a lady and her grandchildren about a seal on the beach at Mousehole. With the information she provided, Maz and Franzy headed out with rescue kit and cage... More>>
Sahara (hooded seal) SAHARA (hooded seal)
Tamara and Maz left the Sanctuary on Sunday 1st April 2007 and travelled up to Gatwick airport to pick up a new visitor. Sahara is a hooded seal who was found malnourished and dehydrated in Morocco. This seal normally found in the Arctic had wandered off course... More>>
Coral CORAL
The Sanctuary received a call on Wednesday morning 11th of April 2007, about a seal down on Porthgwarra beach. We sent out a couple of volunteers to have a look, and by the time they arrived on the beach, the seal had gone back into the water... More>>


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