The RSPCA today launched an appeal for old towels to help sick common seal pups recover at its East Winch Wildlife Centre.

Many of the pups are suffering from lungworm and secondary infections such as pneumonia and septicemia and need careful nursing. They are being checked by vets daily.

The RSPCA East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk is in desperate need of old towels which are used to help to provide much-needed warmth for seal pups being cared for at … Continue reading…

08.05.14

A swan is in intensive care after being shot twice with a crossbow in Norfolk, just a fortnight after a goose was similarly attacked down the road.

We were called on Sunday (4 May) after the injured bird was spotted on the river Nene in the village of Upwell, near Wisbech. Members of the public in boats on the water at March Riverside saw him trying to swim with a bolt coming from his shoulder

RSPCA Inspector Justin … Continue reading…

03.07.13

A young duckling landed himself in hot water – literally – after he managed to get stuck in a car wash at a Tesco’s in Norfolk.

The duckling was found around 4pm on Thursday 27 June at the car wash at the Tesco store in Hunstanton.

He was found soaking wet near to the car wash and was handed in to a worker at the store.

His mum and siblings were nearby although it is not known if they … Continue reading…

Monday 12 November 2012

Staff at East Winch Wildlife Centre in Norfolk are bracing themselves for another busy winter – heralded by the arrival of their first grey seal pup.

The grey seal season is now moving into full swing and as a result there will be a large number of grey seal pups born along the coast in the coming days and weeks.

However, the RSPCA is reminding people that if they see a seal pup on its own … Continue reading…