MMR Marine Mammal Rescue Centre Patient Directory

Saucy

Patient Record

Species: Harbour Seal

Patient ID: PV2068

Admitted on: 2020/08/07

Collection Site: Pender Island

Reason for Admission: Maternal separation; Emaciated

Weight at Admission: 7.3 kg

Patient Status: in care

Time in Care: 77 days (2 months, 2 weeks, 2 days)

Current Habitat: Stickleback Pool

This is a large pre-release pool that houses many patients. Animals that have already demonstrated that they can eat fish on their own are placed in a larger pool like this where they can learn how to compete for fish and socialize with other harbour seals.

Also in Stickleback Pool with Saucy:Franklin, Boomer

Transfer History

Received from: IWNCC

Original Admission: 2020/08/04

Weight at Admission: 6.3 kg

Mode of Transport: Harbour Air

Symbolic Adoption

You can help us care for Saucy and the more than 100 marine mammals we rescue, rehabilitate and release every year by symbolically adopting her today with a small donation to the rescue centre.

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Patient Progress

Pre-Release Pool Saucy has demonstrated that she is confident eating fish on her own and that she can compete for food with other harbour seals. She has been moved to a larger pool where she can further test and improve her skills. She will move between pools as she progresses further and develops her skills until she reaches her release weight. It can take just a few weeks or several months before a patient is ready for release, depending on health status and treatment plan, weight gain and transport availability.

Patient Updates

Saucy is in a pre release pool and is steadily gaining weight.

Saucy is now in a pool learning to compete!

Always ready for feed time! Saucy is very vocal, active, and hungry!

While Saucy is new to MMR she has been settling in well and likes to show everyone how sassy she is.

Guestbook for Saucy

  1. Hi Saucy! Wishing you a speedy recovery and looking forward to checking on your progress! You are loved! xoxo

  2. You’re growing up Saucy! So glad to read up on your progress! Keep up the good work! Love and hugs! xoxo

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