BUSY, BUSY, BUSY
Our rescue team have been very busy over the last few weeks. They’ve received many calls on our emergency phone from concerned members of the public and have undertaken over 30 callouts for reports of sick or injured seals. They have covered calls all along the coast from Great Yarmouth to Sea Palling, at times going backwards and forwards, and then travelling with poorly pups to East Winch, near Kings Lynn.
New pups that are fully weaned and have shed their white coats have been starting their adventures and popping up all along the coast. The majority of these are well and just resting up. We will, where there’s lots of people and dogs, relocate them to a quieter area. Some of these are poorly or injured and we’ll try and get these into the hospital at RSPCA at East Winch.
Unfortunately, there’s not always space so we’ll spray a small blue dot on their backs so that we can monitor them and get them into the hospital when space becomes available. Sadly, we’ve had lots of poorly pups this year and not all pups make it.
The season isn’t yet finished so we’ll expect more calls in the coming weeks and our wonderful rescue team will respond and go above and beyond to ensure that these seals get the assistance they need.
Thank you for your support during this busy time.
We continue to pick up netting and rope from our beaches.
Colossus has been released after recovering at RSPCA East Winch
In response to government advice on minimising the spread of Covid 19 virus and to comply with our duty of care to our volunteers and visitors Friends of Horsey Seals (FoHS) are standing down all our wardens from Sunday 22nd March 2020.