Today we launched a crisis appeal to support the East Winch Wildlife Centre which is caring for more than 100 orphaned seal pups following the recent floods on the Norfolk coast.
It costs £22 a week to feed each seal, with pups expected to require up to five months of rehabilitation after being separated from their mothers by last week’s tidal surge.
The wildlife centre, in Norfolk, is at full capacity with the young pups – many still … Continue reading…
Our specially trained water rescue teams have been out rescuing animals affected by the storms and rising tides that have battered the east of England.
Officers have so far been involved in rescues involving seals, horses and cattle as they respond to calls from the authorities and members of the public.
A team of our officers, along with local authority seal wardens and members of the Seal & Bird Rescue Trust, are currently patrolling the east Norfolk coast between … Continue reading…
The RSPCA is again warning about the dangers of fishing litter after a seal suffered horrific injuries after becoming tangled in a line and hooks.
The grey seal pup was collected by an RSPCA inspector on Monday 12 August from Blakeney, Norfolk and taken to the RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre for treatment.
Staff at the hospital wee horrified to find the pup had become entangled in a line and hooks and the catalogue of injuries included a barbed hook … Continue reading…