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WE’RE COUNTING DOWN TO MAY 4, 2017!

Everyone at Wildlife Care is so appreciative of the tremendous community support we have. We are now starting our 42nd year of helping sick, orphaned, and injured wild animals in the greater Sacramento area, and we could not do it without you.

We took in just shy of 6,000 animals in 2016 and have started 2017 busier than normal due to all the storms this winter. Things like 27 swifts (birds) at the same time; all covered in mud when the rains washed away their nests.

Hatchlings in early March, about a month earlier than normal, just to name a few. We would not be able to help all these animals if it wasn’t for the generous support of members of the community and the giving hearts of hundreds of volunteers.

Thanks to BDOG, 2016 was the first year our organization has been able to cover all of our expenses since we moved to our facility in 2008. Less than 5% of our income stems from government funding.

We hope we can count on your support on Tuesday, May 4th, 2017 for the Big Day of Giving 2017.

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2017 has already started out much busier than the previous several years and we are already in need of more volunteers than usual. We have revamped the volunteer training program and have a new volunteer coordinator that really doing a great job making sure we find the right position for everyone that wants to help WCA help the wildlife brought to us.

If you would like to volunteer, please our volunteer page and fill out the short volunteer application. You will be notified of the upcoming orientations within a few days.

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Join us the 3rd Saturday Each month

If you cannot commit to signing up for a weekly shift, please consider joining us the 3rd Saturday of each month from 10am-2pm for our Spruce-up Saturdays. Get a group of friends together and help us do everything from facility maintenance to grounds clean-up.

Thank you to everyone that purchased a raffle ticket in our Nuts & Berries Raffle. The event was very successful and helped us get off to a good start in 2017. All proceeds go directly to help the almost 6,000 sick, orphaned and injured wild animals brought to us each year.

Grand Prize winner

Big congrats go out to Christina Weinmeister of Orangevale, our Grand Prize winner of a 10-day, roundtrip cruise for two people to Alaska.

Thanks to all our donors for the event, especially Zoe’s Cruises and Tours for the grand prize.

For a list of all prize winners, please see our event page.

We are happy to announce our WCA Fall Photo Contest winner is Susan Bouclin of Folsom. Her ‘Backyard Quail’ was chosen from among all entries. She says she often takes pictures of wildlife that visit from the greenbelt near her home. She was honored with a Certificate of Achievement and a collector’s gold bound

She says she often takes pictures of wildlife that visit from the greenbelt near her home. She was honored with a Certificate of Achievement and a collector’s gold bound copy of The National Geographic Society “100 Years of Adventure and Discovery”. Honorable mentions for our under 12, now 13 yr old Arav Karigattam of Davis for ‘American Robins’ and adult entry ‘Heron in Flight’ by Frank Mahar.

Congratulations and thanks for your support to all our photographers and friends of Wildlife Care Association! See more of the entries on our Photo Album page.

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We don't see hatchling titmouses very often! These 5 were removed from a bird house because the owner of the property does not like birds. We pleaded with them to return the little guys, but they refused. Luckily, they are removing the bird house so this doesn't happen again.

They arrived cold and pale, but after a 2-day stay with us, they were doing much better and were sent to one of our amazing home rehabbers. Interested in home rehabbing? Visit our website and fill out an application!

www.wildlifecareassociation.com
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We dont see hatchling titmouses very often! These 5 were removed from a bird house because the owner of the property does not like birds. We pleaded with them to return the little guys, but they refused. Luckily, they are removing the bird house so this doesnt happen again.

They arrived cold and pale, but after a 2-day stay with us, they were doing much better and were sent to one of our amazing home rehabbers. Interested in home rehabbing? Visit our website and fill out an application!

www.wildlifecareassociation.com

Bonny Long, Ronda Barnes and 12 others like this

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Jacquie CranstonHeartless people! 😢 It takes such a relatively short time for these little ones to grow up and be on their way, anyone with any degree of empathy could have waited. What goes around, comes around, it is the law of karma. Thank you to the Wildlife Care volunteers who rescue and care for them. There will be many stars in your crowns.

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Irene McIntoshI've dealt with people like that too. They just want all birds away from their home. With the super wide yellow "lips" they remind me of starlings. LOL

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Dawn BlakeWhy didn't they just let them be his year and be sure to remove the bird house for next year...such disregard for wildlife is abysmal!

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Amy GravesWhy did they have a birdhouse if they didn't like birds?

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Bryan WalkerWell, at least they were good enough to bring them to you instead of doing something worse.

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Patti McIntosh CoonThank God for kind souls and to hell with people who have hard hearts!

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Chelsea HeinThat's messed up! Should have left them where they were. 🙁

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Ashley WittenWhat? Why have a bird house if you hate birds?

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Kristin MooreWhy did they put up a bird house, then?

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Tobey SticklerOh for heaven sakes!😡

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Jacquie ChamberlinPoor mother of these babies ... 😢

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Sarah Del BuonoInteresting. They are cute little buggers

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Sometimes its hard to identify hatchlings. Can you tell what this one is?

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Tina WeinmeisterMockingbird is my guess- all that yellow!

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Veronica BowersMouth color and bill shape look similar to a Black Phoebe.

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Susan BouclinScrub Jay....big mouths! Or maybe they're just loud mouths!

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Amanda Laubinger- El HadidIdk. Mockingbird?

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Kate PankowskiIt's a hungry baby bird to me 😂

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Ashley WittenIt looks like a mouth to me lol

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Sandra OpielaHungry!

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Anne Garrett NicolaouWow! That is a really big yellow mouth!

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Kristin MooreThat is the hungry bird.

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Cindy Bakeryes, that's Jim.

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Donna KiharaIdk...but I love it!

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Sarah Henson-LascheckRedbreasted Robin?

23 hours ago
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Alice RendonHungry,that's what he is!!

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Ashley RathStarling?

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Deanne SilvaSwallow

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Peter LanktonGround robin?

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Peggy L. BucknerSparrow?

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Sandy MambaCould it be a bushtit baby?

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Barbara StrongBird

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Another sad story with a happy ending. These young cottontails were weed-wacked out of their nest. The weedwacker got one of them in the eye and another in the neck. They have been with us for a few days and are doing well and growing fast. We currently have 13 cottontails in care.

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Another sad story with a happy ending. These young cottontails were weed-wacked out of their nest. The weedwacker got one of them in the eye and another in the neck. They have been with us for a few days and are doing well and growing fast. We currently have 13 cottontails in care.

Please check for wildlife before doing yard work!

Hazel Holby, Nancy Oliver and 23 others like this

Amanda Laubinger- El HadidOhmygosh, the horror and anguish those good people must have felt; still feel. Bless them for the quick reflex to stop, gather and surrender them to you! Bless you for well, everything.

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Tauni ChurchillAwe glad they were saved & are doing better. Thanks for all you do. 🐰

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Dawn TomitaPoor babies!! Feel better soon baby 🐰s! ❤️❤️

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Jackie KrstulovichHappy they are doing better.🐰

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