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Archive for the Babies Category

Maplewood Raccoon Rescue

Maplewood Raccoon Rescue

On April 21st, 2012 we received a phone call from a frantic resident of Maplewood, Missouri.  The resident had a large heating unit installed in the ceiling of her garage and baby raccoons could be heard and seen from outside the heating unit, presumably trapped inside.  The poor girl had been listening to the babies cry since the previous evening, […]

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Spring Baby Boom

Spring Baby Boom

Blog updates are much harder to do with a house full of babies!  Please accept our apologies for the lack of updates on the website.  However, if you ever want to check in on what we’re up to, like us on Facebook and you’ll see much more frequent updates.  Since our last update spring has officially begun and babies have […]

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Skunk Mating Season Is Upon Us

Skunk Mating Season Is Upon Us

We are big fans of the skunk here at the Wildlife Hotline.  They are truly one of our favorite species in our region.  We are aware that the public doesn’t quite feel the same as we do.  🙂  However, the public doesn’t get to see skunks in the same light that we do as rehabbers.  We see the babies, and […]

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Raccoon Real Estate

Raccoon Real Estate

Raccoon mating season starts in January and February here in Missouri & Illinois. This is the time of year when distemper cases spike as well due to all of the raccoons having plenty of ‘physical contact’ with one another. Mating season for the Hotline means a lot of really awkward phone calls from residents complaining about raccoons ‘fighting’ and making a ton of noise in their yards or neighborhoods.

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