Tell us what you need! If the animals could only teach us more.
We often ask this of the birds who we take into our care, but they never give an immediate answer. When “the usual” patients come into Wild Care we feel a sense of security. A songbird from a cat’s mouth , a flying squirrel fallen from a ceiling vent, an owl hit by a car are all familiar situations where we have protocols in place. We have learned what works well and what doesn’t. Sick seabirds are a different story…
By Animal Care Coordinator, Jennifer Taylor
In late September a Pigeon was found during a storm at the Wequassett Resort in East Harwich. It had been hanging out on a porch near a guest’s room.
Wild Care is just $5,000 away from purchasing our very own digital Radiograph Machine (think x-rays)!
A very special bird rehabilitated at Wild Care, Inc. on Cape Cod, finds a permanent home at the Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium…
Local author Susanna Graham-Pye is donating $2.00 per book from the sale of her newly published novel, There is a Season, to Wild Care in Eastham.
At Wild Care caring for sick and injured wildlife every day makes us hyper aware of animal life and potential patients even when we are not working. Walking in the woods or on a beach we will see a lumpy shape ahead and begin calculating. …Bird? Mammal? Dead? Moving?
On Thursday, October 19th, from 4 PM- 8:30 PM, Van Rensselaer’s (VR’s) Restaurant in S. Wellfleet will host a Harvest “Dine-Out” Dinner to support Wild Care.
Like humans, many birds try to get away when they sense an approaching storm.
October 11, 2017 By Jennifer Taylor, Wild Care Animal Care Coordinator The words… Baby Chimney Swifts… are simple words, but they strike fear in the hearts of many wildlife rehabilitators. Wild Care included. They are a very difficult species to deal with in a captive situation. They are prone to disease, difficult to feed, and … Continue reading Challenge of the Summer – Swifts!
Eastham, MA. October 3, 2017. The tropical Masked Booby that has been in care at Wild Care, Inc., a wildlife rehabilitation hospital located in Eastham, passed away in the wee hours of October 2nd after nearly a week of intensive care. The booby was one of dozens of battered seabirds that were left in the wake … Continue reading Rare Seabird Bought to Wild Care Succumbs to Illness
A tropical bird never before seen in Massachusetts has been rescued from a Cape Cod beach after it was likely blown off course by Hurricane Jose.
Bird Blown Off Course By Hurricane Jose Never Seen Before In Mass.