A field of guinea pigs present in a parking lot had been “fly-tipped”, the RSPCA mentioned.
The field containing between six and ten guinea pigs was discovered at Weir Water in Admirals Bridge Lane, East Grinstead, on Wednesday.
A few of the animals had escaped and had been roaming free, earlier than 5 of them had been rounded up.
RSPCA inspector Liz Wheeler mentioned just a few others had escaped into the undergrowth and couldn’t be discovered.
“It was a problem making an attempt to catch the guinea pigs as there have been between six and ten in complete they usually had been so frightened and skittish,” she mentioned.
“They had been working off in all instructions by the brambles, nettles and thick ferns.
“Regardless of us looking out and going again in a while, we’ve not been capable of finding them.”
A few of the animals have been struggling with mites and would want some veterinary remedy.
Two of the guinea pigs are pregnant and on account of give beginning quickly.
“It is attainable the proprietor turned overwhelmed with the variety of pets – however nonetheless, abandoning an animal isn’t the best possibility,” Ms Wheeler mentioned.