The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) is looking for the owner of a two-foot-long corn snake found in a vent at a house in Lochranza Place in Saltcoats.
Officers from the SSPCA’s
Animal Rescue and Re-homing Centre in Cardonald were called to
Saltcoats last Wednesday (June 11), after the snake – which has been
given the name ‘Slither’ – was spotted in the house vent.
Rescue Officer Tricia Smith explained, “A workman discovered Slither
coming out of the house through a vent and contained her until I got
“She's a young corn snake and we suspect she may have
belonged to the previous tenant who moved out few months ago as the
house is currently empty. Unfortunately, we have no means of contacting
this person, so we're hoping they might recognise their pet and come
Tricia said, “It would be wonderful to return Slither
to her owner if she has gone missing, but if no-one comes forward for
her we'll find her a new home.”
Anyone who recognises Slither (pictured above) is asked to contact the SSPCA animal helpline on 03000 999 999.