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Added Sep 25 2012

Looking for someone with a huge heart.
2 baby squirrels dropped from a tree about 30 fee high in front of my office. I tried to help best as I can but they are not in good shape they are not going to make it past today

Here is a picture of them
http://www.flickr.com/photos/28867456@N02/8023647629/
If anyone can help. My office pitched in few dollars to anyone that can come by to nurse them back to health. Maybe our money can cover food or something.

  • PetParent Founder of Pets Are Like Family

    Call the Flint Creek Wildlife Rehabilitation center for direction on what to do. (847) 842-8000.

  • They need powdered milk from pet store for puppies every 3 hrs

  • Call 7738376686 he saves squirrels

  • Thanx for the replies. We spend the better part of the afternoon trying to find a home for these guys. Everything from craigslist to google ads. At last a husband and wife couple came in to rescue them.
    There are good souls out there if you look.

    Hope they all make it

  • Reid Humbolt Park resident, 9 years and counting

    Another resource for the future is the Anti-Cruelty Society: http://www.anticruelty.org/

    They network with many animal rescue/sanctuary organizations, and they don't only work with pets and exotic animals; my wife took an injured young pigeon to them and they arranged for it to go to a local wild-bird rescue.

    You would want to ask what they do with the specific species of animal you're giving them; some species are considered rabies vectors and must be euthanized by law.

  • American Science + Surplus sells glass eye droppers, very useful in this line of rescue.

  • Shelena Marie Beach goer

    This is so sweet of all of you to post! This thread just made my day. I love people who are kind to animals.

  • Me too! Thanks for caring, everyone! Since there has been two recent baby squirrel posts, I will add that my dad makes milk replacer for newborn animals. It's species-specific, so he even has squirrel formula. Here's a link: www.foxvalleynutrition.com
    Or you could always call him to see what animal rehabbers are in the area.

  • In case anyone wanted a update
    So it turns out there were 4 of these little guys.
    The mother killed by a simi
    Truck
    We were able to save 3 of them lost the last one to another simi truck
    :-(
    Note to anyone with a similar situation
    Do not offer money to someone to help we had a hanful of very shady people come by just to claim the cash

  • jules 20 yr resident of wicker, ukrainian & e. humboldt

    Sometimes the Animal Welfare League will take in baby squirrels. Give them a call and ask first. I've brought a baby squirrel in to them before - they even emailed me a few months later to let me know that the little guy healed and they released him in Washington Park!

    6224 S Wabash
    Chicago, IL 60637
    Phone: 773.667.0088

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