Ceilidh was rescued on 13th September 2018
Ceilidh (pronounced Kay-Lee), female common seal pup, was rescued from Overstrand on the 13th of September 2018. She had a large worm burden and some bite wounds to her back flippers. These were most likely caused by an adult male grey seal.

A few days later, she has started to learn to eat fish for herself whilst Ceilidh is finishing her course of antibiotics.
Ceilidh
This pup also had some wounds to her face, the Animal Care team believe were caused by a dog attack. When walking dogs on beaches during pup season, it is incredibly important to keep them away from seal pups, not only for the safety of the seal but for the dog as well. Seals carry diseases which can be fatal to dogs.
Ceilidh Update - 25th September 2018 : This and above photos of Ceilidh were taken on 23rd September 2018, Click here to see larger version.

She currently weighs 13.2kgs.
Update - 17th November 2018 : Ceilidh is still in the hospital, she currently weighs 13.5kgs.

Click here to see larger version taken on 16th November 2018.

Her flipper tag number is 468.
Ceilidh
Ceilidh Update - 27th January 2019 : Ceilidh is currently in the hospital´s weaning pool with another rescued seal pup named Baroque.

Click here to see larger version taken on 26th January 2019.

Update - 11th March 2019 : Ceilidh was returned to the wild on 7th March 2019.


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