Two turtles abandoned at GSPCA

Melanie and Monica, the two musk turtles abandoned at the GSPCA Animal Shelter in St Andrews. Credit: GSPCA

Two musk turtles were left at the GSPCA Animal Shelter in St Andrews, they are the first animals to be abandoned there in a decade.

The turtles were left without a note, not in an obvious area and in unsuitable conditions, according to the GSPCA.

They help over 3000 animals every year, and say that it is rare animals will be left without any information.

The GSPCA helps animals in need and is there for owners who have to part with their pets regardless of the circumstances.

The Animal Shelter is manned 24/7 and has a 24 hour emergency helpline, 01481 257261.

To see the animals in need of homes you can visit the website, or the shelter which is open 11am until 4pm seven days a week.