Infant wildlife are seldom truly orphaned -
Parents are usually nearby and young can often be re-nested.
Do not let children handle wildlife - Protect
yourself and the animal from injury or disease by using gloves or
towels. Then, leave them alone.
Wildlife are not pets - It is cruel to raise
wildlife yourself; they need specialized care. If you find an
injured animal, put it in a box with air holes, keep it warm, dark and
quiet, and call a rehabilitator.
Prevent pets from attacking wildlife -
Domestic animal predation on wildlife is tremendous, especially cats; so
keep them indoors.
Pick up litter - Fishing line, plastics,
batteries and cigarette butts are harmful.
Moving wildlife is illegal - Live trapping
and relocating nuisance wildlife is cruel and a potential health
Intruder Excluder- MSPCA's interactive guide for detecting and humanely resolving conflicts with unwanted wildlife visitors. -> Here
Need to find a rehabber? Try to find one close to you.
Locate a Rehabber: