Momentous occasion as Sami the first ever Channel Island seal pup to be released in Jersey after being rehabilitated in Guernsey

Submitted by Steve on 00:29, 19th Jun, 2017 | 0

Fathers Day has been a very special time for one youngster at the GSPCA.

Sami the grey seal pup who was rescued in Jersey on a cold winters beach close to death at just over 13kgs by the Jersey British Divers Marine Life Rescue Medics has had a long road to recovery.

Less than a third of what she should have weighed at two weeks of age the grey seal pup was extremely lucky to survive.

After her initial first aid in Jersey Sami was flown to Guernsey where she was initially tube fed and treated every two hours day and night.

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Channel Island seal pup Sami needs your support - GSPCA Purple Week celebrating 144 years helping animals

Submitted by Steve on 12:37, 11th Feb, 2017 | 0

For the last 8 weeks the GSPCA have been caring for Sami the grey seal pup who was rescued sick and extremely thin at the end of December in Jersey.

We are pleased to report that Sami is growing stronger each day and eating fish extremely well.

Sami is still a long way off being ready to be released back to the wild and we are appealing for your support to help feed Sami.

Geoff George GSPCA Animal Collection Officer and head carer of marine mammals said "We are so pleased how Sami is doing and especially how well Sami is eating."

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Sami and Jonathan the seal pups continue to improve at the GSPCA - please vote for their carer Geoff

Submitted by Steve on 22:09, 26th Jan, 2017 | 0

We are pleased to report that both Sami and Jonathan the grey seal pups continue to improve at the GSPCA.

Both seal pups were rescued and transported to Guernsey by the wonderful volunteers in Jersey from the British Divers Marine Life Rescue with the very kind help from those at Blue Islands and both airport staff.

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Jonathon the Jersey seal pup needing around the clock care - please donate to Sami and Jonathan at the GSPCA

Submitted by Steve on 14:19, 18th Jan, 2017 | 0

On Saturday the first seal pup of 2017 was rescued and brought to the GSPCA from Jersey.

Jonathon as the young animal has been called is needing 24/7 around the clock intensive care due to his thin and very ill health.

Full of worms and with a number of injuries the vets and team at the GSPCA are providing this very poorly seal with all he needs to help ensure he survives at this very delicate time.

Sami who was rescued just after Christmas in Jersey is improving daily although months away from being well enough to be released back into the wild.

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