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Mrs Vicar is a horsey seal who over the years became one of the most popular seals in the world because of an object that was attached to her neck.
The grey adult seal was first spotted off the Norfolk coast around two years ago with a white plastic disc stuck to its neck. The disc started cutting into her neck as her size grew.
But now, the disc has finally been cut off from her neck after two years.
According to a report by Metro.co.uk, a vet at RSPCA's East Winch Wildlife Centre cut the disc off her neck, following which the staff has been taking care of her. The doctors saw the ring had made a 7-cm deep wound in her neck which had become infected.
"I’m so grateful she’s now been rescued and we can care for her. She is very quiet this morning and her wound is very sore with a bad smell but we are hopeful she will recover. We can start giving her the salty baths she needs to help her neck wound recover soon," Alison Charles, manager at RSPCA East Winch, was quoted as saying by Metro.co.uk
She added that 25 kg bags of salt were being added to the seal's bathwater until her neck b