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Baby Shower Goes Wild!

Noller and her sister Maddy, 11, and their grandparents were among at least two dozen adults and kids at a “wild baby shower” thrown for the littlest and youngest creatures at Wild Care Inc. on Smith Lane.

Displaced Osprey Chick gets New Home

On June 18, Bourne natural resource officer John Thompson found the nest, and contacted Wild Care wildlife rehabilitator Amy Webster, according to a release from Wild Care — an Eastham-based wildlife rescue and rehabilitation center.

Wild Care Raises $7,630 at Yard Sale

Wild Care, Inc., a wildlife rehabilitation center in Eastham, held its 23rd Annual Wild Care Yard Sale on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9 AM – 1 PM at the Harwich Community Center on 100 Oak Street.

An Avian Mystery: Sick, Dying Seabirds Washing Up on Cape Cod Beaches

Large seabirds typically found off the coast of Quebec have been washing up on Cape Cod beaches during the past few months. They’re gannets; and they’re arriving at local wildlife centers in critical condition, or already dead.

Mysterious Gannet Deaths on Cape Cod’s Shores Prompts Further Investigation

An unusual number of Northern Gannets are washing up on the shores of Cape Cod with mysterious illness. Video by Lower Cape TV.

A mysterious ailment is killing birds on Cape Cod

Local scientists are waiting for lab results that could shed light on what is killing dozens of northern gannets. Since April, the plunge-diving birds have been washing up dead or dying along the South Shore and Cape Cod.

Third-graders float state ban on helium balloons

Many animals mistake the balloons for food and the strings for nesting materials, leading to choking and strangulation, according to Ellis. Last year, Ellis said she found a migratory songbird on a Cape beach that had died of a balloon-string entanglement.

Seabirds washing up and dying on Cape Cod beaches

They started washing ashore in April. Big birds, with wingspans approaching six feet and heavy, durable bodies topped with a formidable beak.

“Crash Landed” Swan Fully Recovered and Released

It’s been quite sometime since I was asked to go pick up a swan in a parking lot in Dennis port!

Wild Care – Update on Baby Robins

It’s amazing what 5 days of parental care can do.

Wild Care’s “Mallard Mom” fosters orphaned duckling

Our resident educational Mallard, “Ilean” is earning her keep! Here she is with a duckling that was trapped in a storm drain. Rescuers were not able to reunite the duckling with its mom.

Marcy is a Very Special Squirrel at Wild Care

Since she arrived at Wild Care last year, the staff has worked with Marcy to teach her basic squirrel behaviors as well as how to cope with her physical limitations.

If you find an animal in
distress, please call us at:

508-240-2255

Our helpline and our facility
are open EVERY DAY from
9:00 am – 5:00 pm.
We are located at the
Orleans rotary (on the Eastham side).

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Trash Bash 2018

THANK YOU to our AMAZING friends at Nauset Disposal for making Wild Care a recipient of their Trash Bash again this year! Nauset donated $2,000 to Wild Care!

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

10 November, 2018
2018 Alternative Gift Market
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15 November, 2018
Front Street Restaurant Benefit
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24 November, 2018
10% of Harwich Antiques Center Sales Donated to Wild Care
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DID YOU KNOW??

Wild Care has a state-of-the-art seabird therapy pool, which allows seabirds and waterfowl to exercise on running water. This will help our bird friends recover more quickly so they can get back to their watery habitats!