To feel a bit sorry for Keith the Seal?

(32 Posts)

Here. The seal has been living in the River Severn quite happily for a year and now they want to catch him/her and release into the sea.

All because the anglers are moaning. How many fish can one seal actually eat? confused

CMOTDibbler Fri 22-Nov-13 13:49:11

They are misery guts Sparkling. I love the thought that the Severn is clean enough that Keith is living there happily

MommyBird Fri 22-Nov-13 13:50:26

The anglers are just jealous that Keith catches more fish than they do grin

Me too CMOT. I feel sorry for Keith. I hope he/she doesn't follow the fishy trail.

I don't understand fishing though TBH.

GreggsOnLegs Fri 22-Nov-13 13:55:50

Madness!
We need a petition!

Keith is female according to local paper.

Poor Keith. I feel like going down there to save him from the anglers.

sashh Fri 22-Nov-13 14:18:57

I hope Keith swims straight back.

DidoTheDodo Fri 22-Nov-13 14:20:58

I hope Keith finds a sealy girlfriend and has hundreds of little Keiths.

GreggsOnLegs Fri 22-Nov-13 14:21:09

Oh shit no time for a petition it's happening now, poor Keith sad

One of the comments in the newspaper says he was eating ducks. Do seals eat ducks? confused

GhostsInSnow Fri 22-Nov-13 14:21:37

Poor Keith. He can live in my bath if he likes.

sashh Fri 22-Nov-13 14:22:01

GREGS

www.thepetitionsite.com/114/543/481/save-keith-the-seal/

you can also follow her on twitter

GreggsOnLegs Fri 22-Nov-13 14:25:20

Cheers sashh, petition signed and shared on fb

GreggsOnLegs Fri 22-Nov-13 14:26:31

Yep, she was eating ducks in Bewdley.
I eat chips and teddy grays when I'm in Bewdley

They want to shoot him sad

DH was born in Bewdley. <irrelevant>

GhostsInSnow Fri 22-Nov-13 14:37:42

Signed. Just watch out to uncheck from a mailing list for whales before you submit! Sneaky.

I am very confused by it all. is she really a nuisance?

CMOTDibbler Fri 22-Nov-13 15:22:53

Its not exactly as if ducks are endangered though is it? Pike eat ducks, as do foxes and dogs but no ones getting rid of them (well, foxes maybe)

I just can't imagine a seal eating a duck. confused I have a horrible feeling this may not end well CMOT. sad

ProudAS Fri 22-Nov-13 17:57:22

It seems that anglers think they've more right to the fish (for sport)than Keith doing what seals do naturally. She won't find a mate in Worcestershire though.

She did disappear for a while several months ago - maybe went back to the sea before deciding she preferred Worcs.

UsedToBeNDP Fri 22-Nov-13 18:04:41

She's a local celeb when she swims through.

Have I left it too late to see her?

UsedToBeNDP Fri 22-Nov-13 18:09:24

I don't know. There was a big drive to protect her when this plan was last mooted (8-12 months ago?). It's a real shame.

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