Ever wonder what it takes to care for a mob of a few hundred cosmopolitan bats? And orphaned wild bats? Disabled and unreleasable bats? Even prejudicial ignorance against bats? It’s not all frolicking with Peekaboo all day (though she’ll happily ride along as we work), and you can read all about it here. Written by Bat World’s Volunteer and Associate Writer, Mitch Gilley.
As I mentioned in the craft shop rescue story, I think some people have an unrealistically tame vision of what animal rescue really is. I know I did. We often get inquiries about volunteering for a day or two at Bat … Continue reading
(Continued from the Craft Store Rescue, Part One) We’d only just left the craft shop victorious and near-helplessly laughing, and now we were going back. Amanda had met us in the parking lot and said they’d called in the two … Continue reading
It was around mid-day during my second week of work, just as we were preparing to dice an entire grocery store’s produce section for Peekaboo‘s dinner, when the call came in. Of course Angela and I could only hear one half of … Continue reading
It’s different once you’re used to them, once your eyes learn to pick them out of the darkness, but when you’re stepping into the dimly lit enclosure for the first time, you hear them before you can see them. The … Continue reading