Spotted Skunks

Late at night a few months back we, Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife, received an urgent call for help. Five tiny babies needed rescue. These rare kits had been orphaned and would not be able to survive on their own. A volunteer was dispatched to bring them in and upon arrival to the sanctuary the…

Otter News

Not long ago we at Owl’s Nest Sanctuary for Wildlife received a transfer from Rick’s Raptor Rescue in Riverview. He had received a baby North American river otter from one of our cooperating veterinarian partners, Blue Pearl Specialty and Emergency Pet Hospital of Brandon. We frequently work cooperatively with Rick on cases involving raptors and…

Rescued Bobcat receiving treatment at Busch Gardens Tampa

Second Bobcat Update

As you know a couple of weeks ago we rescued a beautiful bobcat boy who had been hit by a car in the Citrus Park area. Last week we posted that he had undergone surgery at Busch Gardens Tampa to have a rod placed in his leg to repair a broken humerus. What we didn’t…

You Otter Fall in Love With This Baby

Friday night we received a call from friend and fellow permitted rehabber Rick Foley with Rick’s Raptor Rescue in Riverview. He had picked up a baby otter that had been crying on the side of a busy street. While Rick does carry both a state and federal permit and legally could provide care for the…