Wildlife Patient Stories

Coyote Baby at WildCare

This tiny coyote pup’s rescuers had seen a female coyote in the area a few hours before he was found. They said they saw her carrying something in her mouth……

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So Many Squirrels! Meet an Unusual Baby at WildCare

It’s raining orphaned baby squirrels at WildCare! Ok, not literally, but we currently have 17 squirrel babies in care, and more arrive every day. Most of the squirrels we have…

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First Orphaned Baby Raccoon of 2017

The first orphaned raccoon of 2017 has arrived, and she has a very sad story. A homeowner saw that the door to his shed was ajar and walked in to…

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Ducklings, Squirrels and Turtles, Oh My!

Spring is in the air, and everywhere wildlife is feeling it! Animals of all species are finding mates, building nests and having babies right now, and WildCare’s Wildlife Hospital is…

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Pigeon with a Broken Neck Recovers at WildCare

When this pigeon’s rescuers saw her lying in a contorted position on the sidewalk in Oakland, California, they thought she was dead. But then she tried to move, and rescuers…

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Really Big Bobcat Recovers at WildCare

This Bobcat was hit by a car on Atherton Avenue in Novato. When he was found, the cat was stunned, but he started to wake up while his rescuers waited,…

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Stowaway Baby Raccoons from Florida

When you park a rented van at a long-term parking lot at an airport, you expect it to be as you left it when you return. Unfortunately, someone must have…

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Young Bobcat Returns to the Wild

Sometimes it is hard to tell if an injured cat by the side of the road is a wild cat or a domestic pet. Especially when the cat in question…

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Squirrel Trapped in Birdfeeder

If you have birdfeeders in your yard, you know how challenging it can be to keep squirrels away from them. Like songbirds, squirrels simply can’t resist the bountiful buffet of…

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Whooo’s Outsmarting Whom?

This large, and otherwise healthy Great Horned Owl was found by a Novato resident, right outside her front door. The bird had been hit by a car and was obviously…

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