Comet was rescued on 25th January 2016
Comet, grey seal pup, was rescued on 25th January 2016 from Overstrand by volunteer seal rescuer Stephanie after she found her with a very swollen mouth.

Once back at the centre the Animal Care Team found lots of minor wounds, consistent with Comet having been in a fight. After the vet had been down to see her, she was put on a course of antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs to take the swelling down and treat the infection.
Update - 31st January 2016 : Comet has bounced back in record time though and has already progressed to our intermediate pool and has put on a kilo since arrival. Hopefully this pup will be returned to the wild before Easter.
Dasher with Comet and Donner Update - 28th February 2016 : Here is the latest photo of Comet taken on 27th February 2016, she is still in the hospital´s weaning/swim pool and shares this with two other rescued seal pups named Prancer and Donner.

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Update - 12th April 2016 : This photo of Comet in the outside seal pool was taken on 10th April 2016. She currently weighs 42kgs.

Comet´s flipper tag number is 167 (blue).

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Comet - 10th April 2016
Seal Release - 11th April 2016 Comet along with Dasher, Princess Peach, Prancer, Dancer and Buddy have been rehabilitated over the last few months and were released at Snettisham beach back into the sea where they belong on 11th April 2016.

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Each pup can cost up to £5,000 to rescue, rehabilitate and release, if you would like to adopt a pup or make a donation towards this pup´s rehabilitation at Hunstanton SEA LIFE Sanctuary, please Click here
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