Submitted by Steve on 10:15, 30th Jun, 2021 | 0

Earlier this month the GSPCA had a very large turtle recued after being handed into Les Eturs Veterinary Centre.

The reptile was found in Castel earlier this mont and the GSPCA have been trying to find the owner and we are delighted to say that today was the magical day that ‘Tilly as she is named was reunited.

Will Domaille GSPCA staff member said “The turtle was found in Castel and it was great to hand her back to her owners today.”

“We actually have quite a few musk turtles at the GSPCA in need of homes and anyone interested please do get in touch with us.”

“It’s always great when we et to reunite animals with their owners.”

Steve Byrne GSPCA Manager said “One of our core aims at the GSPCA is to reunite stray animals and today was fantastic to see Tilly the turtle reunited with her owners.”

“Tilly was found in Castel and handed in to a local vets who called us earlier this month.”

“Tilly is certainly one of the largest pet turtles we have had into the GSPCA, not far off the size of a large plate.”

“We have a few reptiles in need of a home at the GSPCA such as musk turtles, geckos and we have lots of other animals in need which can be seen by going to .”

“We also have a stray corn snake that was found on Vale Road on the 26th June which we are appealing for the owners to come forward.”

“If you have any information of a possible owner that has lost their snake then please call us on 01481 257261 or email [email protected] .”

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“With over 140 hedgehogs, 4 seal pups, dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, fish, reptiles and many birds we help over 3000 animals through the doors every year.”

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