Bobcat Update: Excellent Follow-Up + Outback Move

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The bobcat getting used to her new outdoor enclosure after a visit to the vet.

First, thanks so much for the incredible support and donations to our Bobcat Recovery Fund. As you know Chintimini Wildlife Center receives no government funding, so every donation goes a long way.

We were able to use the funds to cover the bobcat’s post surgery follow-up examination. After being hit by a car and suffering from a broken femur, she underwent a very successful surgery by our partners at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She has been putting weight on her leg and otherwise acting like a normal feisty bobcat. But before we could move her to an outdoor enclosure in the outback, Jennifer J. Warnock, DVM, PhD wanted to make sure she was healing well enough to make the transition.  Continue reading “Bobcat Update: Excellent Follow-Up + Outback Move”

Our 100th Patient Sustains a Very Common and Avoidable Injury

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Our 100th patient is a robin who was attacked by a cat.

Like all of our patient admissions, they usually begin with a compassionate human dropping off a box with a sick or orphaned critter inside. For common birds and mammals, most people can accurately identify the species. In the case of our 100th patient, the rescuer had brought us an injured robin. Luckily he knew the bird’s story; it was attacked by a cat. Continue reading “Our 100th Patient Sustains a Very Common and Avoidable Injury”

Save the Date: Art is Wild

Screen Shot 2016-03-23 at 11.12.50 AMYou’re invited to Art is Wild, Chintimini’s Annual Art Show Fundraiser + Auction!

Opening Reception: 7:00pm, May 20, 2016 (silent auction ends 9pm)

Location: CH2M HILL Alumni Center (Address: CH2M HILL Alumni Center, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331)

Come INTO THE WILD to celebrate and support Chintimini Wildlife Center. It will be a night you won’t forget!

A complimentary drink and delicacies from Forks and Corks will be served and a cash bar will be available.

Meet live education birds and Chintimini volunteers. Enjoy extraordinary wildlife and nature inspired art. Win silent & live auctions as well as raffle prizes. Celebrate the people, wildlife and surroundings of our Willamette Valley.

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Thanks to local artist Earl Newman for creating the event poster.