Cale, a grey male
seal pup, was rescued from Chapel Porth near Porthtowan on 28th of November 2004
after he was spotted sleeping in the middle of the beach. Although he seemed
in fairly good condition, he appeared lethargic and had various superficial
wounds to his body and flippers. Once back at the sanctuary, the reason for
his lethargy became apparent when he started to pass black feathers. This
continued for 3 days and had obviously made him very uncomfortable. He is now being treated with a precautionary course of
antibiotics and pain relief and stomach settlers for the problem bird!
Update - 20th February 2005 -
Cale has now been released back into the wild along with Wriggle, Taff and Esk in February 2005.