2009 - 2010 Rescues

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Myrtle MYRTLE (Released)
Myrtle, a female grey seal pup, was rescued from St Ives Bay on 18th July 2009. The sorrowful wailing of a seal pup rescued with fishing net fast round her neck has earned her the name Myrtle...after the Hogwarts ghost. She was spotted in obvious difficulties in a cove at St Ives Bay by members of the BDMLR... More>>
Rebeus Hagrid RUBEUS HAGRID (Released)
We received a call from a member of the public about a seal that needed our help at Soapy Bay near Mullion on 23rd September 2009. Dan, a member of our Animal Care Team, headed out with one of our volunteers the seal rescue kit. On the beach Dan found a white coated seal pup around 10 days old with... More>>
Hermione HERMIONE (Passed Away)
A two day old pup which was abandoned by her mother and found on the beach at Portreath was rescued on 24th September 2009 by members of the Animal Care Team... More>>
Dudley DUDLEY (Released)
On the 25th September 2009 the Sanctuary received a call about a seal at Padstow. Due to the pup's condition, we recruited the help of the BDMLR... More>>
Stinkweed STINKWEED (Released)
This pup named ′Stinkweed′ (RSPCA chose to name their pups after wild flowers and plants) was rescued on the 4th October 2009 from Puttsbrough... More>>
Harry HARRY (Passed Away)
On Friday 9th October 2009, the sanctuary received a phone call from a member of the public about another white coat seal pup at Portreath... More>>
Buckbeak BUCKBEAK (Released)
Buckbeak was rescued on 16th October 2009 from Godrevy by members of the BDMLR and rapidly transferred to the seal sanctuary. Upon arrival he was put into one of the isolation pens in the hospital, the animal care team carried out a clinical assessment and the pup was found to weigh 29 kilos... More>>
Ginny GINNY (Released)
On the 18th October 2009, the Sanctuary received a call from Dan, a member of our animal care team, who on a day off had been called out to a pup that was in trouble at a Cove near Godrevy. After spotting the pup and after watching the pup for some time... More>>
Hedwig HEDWIG (Released)
The Sanctuary received a call on 21st October 2009 from a lady who had come across a pup on the beach at Poldhu near Mullion. The pup was above the high tide line and next to a set of steps that lead down to the beach... More>>
Hufflepuff HUFFLEPUFF (Released)
The Sanctuary received a call on 21st October 2009 from a member of the public about a seal on the beach at Gwithian near Hayle. As our team were out on a rescue at Mullion, we asked the BDMLR to go out on our behalf... More>>
Luna LUNA (Released)
The Sanctuary received a call from the Isles of Scilly about a possible pup that may need to come into the Sanctuary on 28th October 2009. With the advise given that the pup should be monitored to see if its mum would return... More>>
Scabbers SCABBERS (Released)
We received a call from a member of the public on 29th October 2009 about a seal that was in trouble at Gwithian. As we have a member of the team living in that area we called him to go and check it out... More>>
Angelina Johnson ANGELINA JOHNSON (Released)
Angelina Johnson was rescued on the 1st November 2009. We had a call from a member of the public about a seal pup at Marazion, and sent our team out to take a look... More>>
Dolores DOLORES (Released)
The Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public about a seal at St Just on 6th November 2009, as the Sanctuary staff were busy feeding seals in the hospital we called the BDMLR... More>>
Dobby DOBBY (Released)
We received a telephone call from a member of the public at Sennen who was concerned about a seal on the beach on 11th November 2009. The seal appeared to be exhausted from the rough seas and had haul out on to the beach... More>>
Molly MOLLY (Released)
Molly was rescued in north Devon from Hartland Point by members of the BDMLR team on 12th November 2009, this little pup needed to rest and given fluids for the journey and so it was decided the best location was Tesco car park, well they do say ‘every little helps!´... More>>
Pigwidgeon PIGWIDGEON (Released)
On Monday 16th November 2009 the team received a call about a seal down at Kynance Cove that needed our help. The team headed out and found a little seal around 4 weeks old with a high temperature... More>>
Skeeter SKEETER (Released)
On 23rd November 2009 we received a telephone call from a member of the public who was on the beach at Porthgwarra and was concerned about a seal. We sent the team out and they found the pup on the beach with puncture wounds... More>>
Dumbledore DUMBLEDORE (Released)
On the 24th November 2009 will had a phone call from a lady in Bude, who was concerned about a seal on the beach at Crackington Haven. We called one of our volunteers who headed out and reported back to us... More>>
Rowena ROWENA (Released)
On the 30th November 2009 saw the arrival of pup number 20, this little girl was found on the beach at Hayle and was around 6 weeks old... More>>
Hooch HOOCH (Released)
Hooch a little girl from Marazion was found on the beach very dehydrated with multiple puncture wound and ruckly breathing weighing only 12.5 kilos... More>>
Malfoy MALFOY (Released)
Malfoy was rescued on 3rd December 2009, he was found to be malnourished, weighing only 14 kilos and being 2 weeks old, with no sign of mum, he was transferred back to the Sanctuary... More>>
Beedle BEEDLE (Released)
On the 4th December 2009 we received a call from Mylor yacht club about a seal. The team went out and found a small seal around 6 weeks old and with a gash to the side of its face, swollen front flipper... More>>
Ronny RONNY (Released)
Ron was a small pup extremely dehydrated, a very high temperature, 2 weeks old, and with scuff wounds to his flippers that this pup would need to be transported to the Sanctuary quickly... More>>
Sirius Black SIRIUS BLACK (Released)
A pup was rescued from Gwithian on 13th December 2009 and named ‘Sirius Black´, this little male seal was around 8 weeks old with an ulcer to the bottom of his mouth, with puncture wounds to his rear flippers, very dehydrated and in poor body condition... More>>
Winky WINKY (Released)
On the 13th December 2009 the Sanctuary received a phone call about a seal in trouble, the caller reported a very thin pup on the beach at Porth in Newquay... More>>
Woundwort WOUNDWORT (Released)
Woundwort was transferred from the RSPCA to the Sanctuary on the 13th December 2009 for his rehabilitation with other seals. He was rescued on the 30th October 2009 from Mortehoe... More>>
Mezerow MEZEROW (Released)
Mezerow was transferred from the RSPCA to the Sanctuary on the 13th December 2009 for his rehabilitation with other seals. ... More>>
Severus Snape SEVERUS SNAPE (Released)
The sanctuary received a call on the 18th December 2009 about a pup at Salcombe in Devon. Due to its location we had to send out volunteers who found the pup on the beach... More>>
Deadly Nightshade, Scarlet, Snowdrop and Triffid DEADLY NIGHTSHADE, SCARLET, SNOWDROP AND TRIFFID (All Released)
Four pups arrived at the National Seal Sanctuary from the RSPCA on 20th December 2009 for their next stage of rehabilitation with other seals... More>>
Peeves PEEVES (Released)
We received a call from a member of the public who was concerned when they came across this pup on the beach at Sennen on 20th December 2009. At the seen we found an eight week old pup, who was dehydrated and with puncture wounds... More>>
Fawkes FAWKES (Released)
We received a telephone call on Christmas Eve (24th December 2009) from a concerned member of the public who had come across a pup at Godrevy near Hayle. The team were despatched, at the beach they found a little seal around 8-10 weeks old... More>>
SMRU SMRU (Released)
On 26th December 2009 the Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public who was on the beach at Church Cove, Gunwalloe and had come across an odd looking seal. They reported that the seal was very sleepy but also had some kind of tag or GPS system on it... More>>
Lilly LILLY (Released)
On the 30th December 2009 we received a call from Padstow about a seal with netting around its neck, this is the Sanctuary´s second net injury this year... More>>
Pomona Sprout POMONA SPROUT (Released)
This seal pup was rescued from Newlyn on 30th December 2009, found to be extremely malnourished weighing in at 14.5 kilos with puncture wounds and holes in its rear flippers, snotty nose and ruckliy breathing... More>>
Ollivander OLLIVANDER (Released)
The Sanctuary received a call from a member of the public about a seal at Porthtowan on Saturday 9th January 2010. Due to the huge amount of snow that had fallen in Gweek... More>>
Mr Norris was Mrs Norris MR NORRIS (was Mrs Norris) (Released)
The Sanctuary received a telephone call on the Wednesday 13th January 2010 about a seal that was in trouble at Sennen. The team contacted our volunteers in that area where they... More>>
Tonks TONKS (Released)
The Sanctuary received a telephone call on Saturday 16th January 2010 for a member of the public about another seal down at Sennen that was in possible trouble. Once again our volunteer in that area were called and they headed out... More>>
Lavender LAVENDER (Released)
The Sanctuary received a telephone call on Wednesday 20th January after a call from a staff member at the Tate St. Ives how had come across a seal on Porthmeor Beach. Having volunteers in that area... More>>
Neville NEVILLE (Released)
We received a call from a member of the public about a seal on the beach at Holywell Bay near Newquay on 31st January 2010... More>>
Mad Eye Moody MAD EYE MOODY (Released)
This little 12 week old seal pup was rescued on 4th February 2010 from Porthcurno, he was suffering from a high temperature, puncture wounds, ulcer to mouth and a damaged left eye... More>>
Weasley WEASLEY (Released)
Weasley was rescued on the 4th February 2010 from Godrevy. This pup was once again a victim of fishing net. The neck had not only started to cut in to his neck but had also got caught in his mouth, and had caused small wounds to the corner of its mouth... More>>
Bagshot BAGSHOT (Released)
We received a call on 11th February 2010 from a member of the public at Perranporth to inform us that there was a seal on the beach with a severe netting injury around its neck. Volunteers were despatched to the beach... More>>
Gilderoy GILDEROY (Released)
We received a call from a member of the public from Holywell Bay near Newquay on 14th February 2010. We called out volunteers in the area to... More>>
Petunia PETUNIA
On the 18th February 2010, a member of our Animal Care Team headed over to Godrevy after a report of a netted seal had been spotted on the beach. Dan headed down the cliff... More>>

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