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…

Squirrelly Saturday Week Five

Oh my goodness have we be busy this week! Today’s post will be a very brief update and it will also include a current mammal head count for what we have in our care. Our squirrel population has almost doubled this week. We are now up to 16 squirrels and have had to place some…

Squirrelly Saturdays Week Four

Our number have increased by one last night but we are excepting several more in the coming days due to the weather we have been experiencing.  Our eight from last week are doing great! The two older litters have opened their eyes and are becoming increasingly active and playful. Just like human babies though they…

Squirrelly Saturdays Week Three

Almost all is good in the squirrel world this week. The babies we have all been watching are doing great. No one had opened their eyes yet but some of them should be very soon. Everyone is about to get shifted up to a larger enclosure because they are growing up so fast. The one…

Squirrelly Saturday Week One

I think we can all agree it’s hard not to fall instantly in love with baby animals! That is why we have decided to start a short series on our blog chronicling the adorable little lives of three of our newest infants, the squirrel siblings. We invite you to follow along each Saturday for the…