We are Kalamazoo Animal Attic, a full service wildlife removal company servicing Kalamazoo, MI. We are proud to have been voted the top wildlife control company in the city for the third time in four years, and are here to help you with whatever the animal problem you have. At the heart of our principles as a company is that we always try to understand your situation, and deal with everyone with respect and courtesy, especially as we know that animal problems can be a really stressful time for homeowners. Our knowledgeable team of advisers are available to take your call 24/7, and can help to give you some advice on what you can do, along with an idea of how we will deal with your situation. We have a team of technicians to cover the area, so we can usually arrange a visit within 24 hours, and they will carry out a detailed examination of the property to find out how the animals are getting in and out. All of our employees are supported with a commercial liability insurance policy, and are trained to the highest standards. Whether you have a commercial or domestic property with a wild animal problem, we can help! Call us now at 269-351-1415 for a solution to your wild animal problem.
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Wildlife professionals have been continuously warning the public to avoid helping the baby wild animals since these rescues will often end as a sad story. While it is encouraging to see people that are compassionate and caring towards these animals, there are instances that their compassion to these Kalamazoo animals will be fatal to the creatures. It is not uncommon for people to pick up a baby animal thinking that they have been abandoned. Unfortunately, this interference can result to the death of the baby creatures since they are completely dependent to their mother.
Reasons Why You Should Never Feed Baby Kalamazoo Animals
Once springtime comes, the number of abandoned wild animals will increase. This is also the time when these well-meaning people will try to help these baby animals that do not actually require help. It is a common situation for the rehabilitators to receive baby animals that are in perfect condition. Fortunately, the solution is to simply release them. However, there are also some troubling cases such as when an individual feed the baby animal thinking that it is starving.
Not All Baby Michigan Animals Need Rescuing
If you notice an active baby animal out in its den, it is possible that they are simply exploring their surroundings. This is perfectly normal for an animal that is a few weeks old. The mother will teach his kids how to climb the tree and how to hunt for survival. These are all necessary skills to survive in the wild. This means that you are significantly reducing their chance to survive in the wild if you will take them to the rehabilitation center. In addition, most of them will depend to their mother with regards to their unique nutritional needs. The feeding formula will not have enough nutrition to encourage their optimal growth. Only the mother wild animal can address their specific needs.
Feeding Them Can be Fatal
Feeding them without the proper knowledge will be fatal to the creature. The baby animal will not have the capacity to process whole foods that will kill them. In addition, feeding them with formula milk can lead to diarrhea that can worsen their situation. If the baby animal appears to be dehydrated, forcefully feeding them with water using syringe can cause asphyxiation. Only the experienced individuals should provide them with the necessary assistance.
An infected baby animal will be capable of transmitting disease even if they are only a few days old. If you want to stay away from the health risks, you should avoid interacting with them. Baby snake will be armed with a lethal venom after a couple of days. The baby skunks will already be equipped with its obnoxious smelling spray. Others will have the sharp claws and teeth that can dig deep into your skin.
If you found an orphaned baby animal, the best thing to do is to leave them alone. Observe them for a couple of hours from a distance to determine if they need rescuing or not. There is a possibility that the mother will retrieve her babies once they venture away from the den.