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PIease Read Before Rehabilitating or Rescuing Wildlife in North Carolina
    Wildlife rescue work in North Carolina can be rewarding if this work matches your IifestyIe. Wildlife rescue and rehabilitation serves an important function in alleviating the suffering of injured or displaced animals, as well as maintaining the balance of ecosystems and protecting human members of the community. There are many reasons an animal may need to be rescued. One reason is that as communities develop and expand, wild animals lose their habitats to new buildings and roads. Once the animals are displaced, there are often conflicts between animals and humans. For instance, animals may nest and reproduce in the crawl space, basement, attic, or chimney of a home. Wild animals may have conflicts with domestic pets. Natural predators such as wild cats may be dangerous. Wild animals may turn over trash or damage property. These conflicts may unfortunately diminish urban and suburban appreciation for wildlife. However, animals are deserving of life, respect, and appropriate care. Disrupting the natural habitat of a given species can have far-reaching consequences to the entire ecosystem.

    Some common types of wildlife that may need rescue or rehabilitation are squirrels, raccoons, and skunks. A squirrel is often considered a nuisance, but many people like squirrels because of their cute appearance and often entertaining behavior. A captive squirrel can be trained nearly as well as dogs. Wild squirrels thrive in many environments and can serve as a necessary part of the food chain for certain predators. Raccoons are very interesting and intelligent creatures that are rejected by some people and loved by others. Skunks are often maligned for the scent they can produce, but skunks only spray as a last resort when extensively provoked. All forms of wildlife are important to the balance of their ecosystems. Wildlife in need of rescue has the best chance of survival with a professional Wildlife Rehabilitator. Baby animals should be carefully picked up with a cloth and placed in a cloth-lined box with a lid that has holes in it and carefully transported to the nearest Wildlife Rehabilitator. Resources exist in most communities for caring for adult wildlife.

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    There is an increasing need for wildlife rescue and rehabilitation due to continuing urban and suburban development. The largest known population of albino squirrels is in Olney, Illinois. Many pieces of Native American folklore center on raccoons. The 1931 edition of The Joy of Cooking included recipes for Raccoon and Squirrel.

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North Carolina Animal Rescue
(Sorted by Zip Code.)

Davie County - Mocksville, NC 27028
Humane Society of Davie County 336-751-5214

Forsyth County - Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27103
Forsyth Humane Society 336-721-1303

Orange/Wake/Durham County - Mebane, North Carolina 27302
Animal Protection Society 919-304-2300

Rockingham County - Wentworth 27375
Rockingham Humane Society 336-349-4379

Guilford County - Greensboro, NC 27405
Triad Spay-Neuter Clinic 336/375-6080

Guilford County - Greensboro 27429
Feral Cat Assistance Program 336-378-0878

Wake County - Cary 27512
Operation Catnip 919-460-0610

Wayne County - Goldsboro 27530
Wayne County Humane Society 919-736-PETS

Wake County - New Hill 27562
SNAP-NC 919-783-SNAP

Johnston County - Smithfield, NC 27577
Johnston County Animal Protection 919-989-7601

Wake County - Raleigh, North Carolina 27603
SPCA of Wake County 919-772-2326

Wake/Durham/Orange/Person County - Raleigh 27605
AnimalKind 919-870-1660

Wake County - Raleigh 27616
SAFE Haven For Cats 919-872-1128

Wake County - Raleigh 27675
Operation Catnip 919-779-7247

Pitt County - Greenville, NC 27836
Saving Graces 4 Felines 252-321-8839

Wilson County - Wilson, North Carolina 27895
Wilson County Humane Society 252-243-2566

Cabarrus County - Concord, North Carolina 28025
Humane Society of Concord 704-784-4434

Cabarrus County - Concord, North Carolina 28025
Cabarrus Spay Neuter Clinic 704-784-6304

Gaston County - Gastonia, North Carolina 28055
Animal League of Gaston County 704-718- 4673

Union County - Monroe 28111
Humane Society of Union County 704-283-9126

Rowan County - Salisbury, North Carolina 28145
Humane Society of Rowan County 704-636-5700

Anson County - Wadesboro, North Carolina 28170
Humane Society of Anson County 704-695-3116

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte 28203
Humane Society of Charlotte 704-333-4130

Mecklenburg County - Charlotte, NC 28247
Friends of Felines 704-348-1578

New Hanover County - Castle Hayne, NC 28429
Friends of Felines 910-452-6721

Onslow County - Jacksonville 28540
Carolina Animal Protection Society 252-422-6770

Craven County - New Bern, NC 28563
Colonial Capital Humane Society 252-633-0146

Watauga County - Boone, North Carolina 28607
Wautauga Humane Society 828-264-7865

Avery County - Newland 28657
Avery Humane Society 828-733-6312

Polk/Landrum County - Columbus, NC 28722
Foothills Humane Society 828-863-4444

Madison County - Marshall, North Carolina 28753
Friends of Madison County Animals 828-649-9798

Buncombe County - Skyland, North Carolina 28776
Animal Compassion Network 828-258-4820

Mitchell County - Spruce Pine 28777
Mitchell County Animal Rescue 828-765-6952

Jackson County - Sylva, NC 28779
Jackson County Humane Society 828-586-5647

Haywood County - Waynesville, North Carolina 28786
Haywood Animal Welfare Assn 828-452-1329

Buncombe County - Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Humane Alliance Spay/Neuter Clinic 828-252-8804

Buncombe County - Asheville, North Carolina 28801
Humane Alliance of Western NC 828-252-2079

Cherokee County - Marble 28905
Western Carolina Spay-Neuter Clinic 828-837-2304

If you find any of the above spay/neuter information is incorrect,
or if you know another low-cost clinic to recommend, please
call Rescue Me! at 1-800-800-2099 with this information.
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