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Stories from The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

Three Orphaned Bear Cubs Are Making a Full Recovery at FFAWC

November 20, 2014—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, California is used to caring for orphans of native predatory species like coyotes, bobcats and hawks. But they had never taken in an orphaned bear cub. Until now. Read more»

Take a Hike for Wildlife

November 4, 2014—Join The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center on Saturday, January 31 for their first annual wildlife hike-a-thon. The hike will take place at Poway Lake at all proceeds will benefit the work of the FFAWC. Read more»

House Resolution in Support of Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers Praised

October 8, 2014—The Humane Society of the United States praised the introduction of a Congressional resolution recognizing the important role experienced and accredited wildlife rehabilitation centers play in caring for native wildlife in communities across the country. Read more»

Emaciated Bobcat Rehabilitated at FFAWC

July 31, 2014—When your backyard is a national forest, seeing—and avoiding—wild animals is a fact of life. So when a couple in San Diego County, whose home borders the Cleveland National Forest, saw a bobcat on their property they didn’t think much of it, until they noticed it was acting strange. Read more»

African Lion of Ramona-based Wildlife Center Passes Away

January 15, 2014—Samson, an African Lion and long-term resident at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center, has passed away. Samson came to the wildlife center as a 3-month-old in 2001 after being rescued from the exotic pet trade and an unlicensed owner who hoped to use the kitten as a profit-making prop. Read more»

Tee Off for Wildlife

December 29, 2013—On Friday, March 29, 2013, the San Vicente Golf Resort will host a golf tournament, with proceeds benefiting The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center. Register to play, or sign up to be a sponsor today. Read more»

Help Birds Fly Again: Fund a Feather

October 4, 2013—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center is fundraising for a brand new, state-of-the-art aviary to enhance its rehabilitation efforts. Your donation helps the Center rescue, rehabilitate, and release more animals. Read more»

Coyote Siblings Get Second Chance

September 20, 2013—Four juvenile coyotes are back in their natural habitat after being rescued from imminent death. They spent three months at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center before being released. Read more»

Video: 72,000 Ladybugs Keep Sanctuary Animals, Trees Safe

August 27, 2013—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center has put 72,000 ladybugs to work to keep lerps and yellowjackets populations in check. Watch the video. Read more»

Volunteers Improve Bobcat Lives at Sanctuary

August 15, 2013—Volunteers help enhance the lives of animals at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in a variety of ways, applying their own unique skills to construction projects and more. Read more»

Creepy, Crawly (but cute!) Baby Wildlife Find Refuge

June 3, 2013—April through June is a busy time at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, California. It's baby season, and a diverse range of creepy, crawly, and cute wildlife are receiving high quality care and rehabilitation before being released. Read more»

Sanctuary Residents Prepare for Possible Emergency

May 13, 2013—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif., is ready if the need to evacuate should arise. Weekly drills with their animals, including Tonka the Mountain lion, ensure that the center is prepared in case of emergency. Read more»

Five Faces of Animal Care

April 3, 2013—A chimpanzee, two horses, a fisher, and a lion—five animals who found sanctuary at our care centers. Read more»

Fund for Animals News: Fall 2012

April 3, 2013—The Fund for Animals’ animal care centers are spread from coast to coast, and the fall weather affects each in unique and beautiful ways. Read more»

Injured Bobcat Regains Freedom

February 27, 2013—Eye Bob the bobcat kitten spent the fall and winter months recovering from an injured cornea before his January 2013 release from the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center. Read more»

Spotted Skunk Rehabbed at Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

February 25, 2013—On February 12, 2013, FFAWC released a rarely seen spotted skunk back into the wild, after three weeks of rehabilitative care at the center. Read more»

FFAWC Bids Farewell to Sheba the Cougar

December 21, 2012—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center bid farewell this week to Sheba, a 15-year-old mountain lion who came to us as a young kitten from the exotic pet trade Read more»

Happy Birthday, Hannah the Hippo!

November 27, 2012—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center is home to Hannah -- the second-oldest pygmy hippo in the U.S. This year, Hannah celebrates her birthday on Thanksgiving day. Read more»

Hybrid Coyotes: A Paw in Two Worlds

October 24, 2012—Two abandoned hybrid coyote pups raised for release at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center will instead roam free at Black Beauty Ranch. Watch the video. Read more»

Playtime with Pumpkins at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

October 19, 2012—Playing with Halloween pumpkins is good fun for the big cats at The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif. Read more»

Kind News Feature: All In a Day's Work

October 15, 2012—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center in Ramona, Calif., is a refuge for orphaned and injured wildlife. This story is reprinted from the Oct./Nov. issue of our kids' magazine, Kind News. Read more»

Bigger, Better Facilities at Fund for Animals Wildlife Center

August 31, 2012—The Fund for Animals Wildlife Center has been busy this past year making improvements to enclosures and structures on the 13-acre property and have now broken ground on their crown jewel: the new Wildlife Care Center in Ramona, Calif. Read more»

The Healing Ground, Page 4: Nature vs. Nurture

August 23, 2012—Resourcefulness is key to meet the needs of each patient at the Fund for Animals Wildlife Center Read more»

The Healing Ground: Living Symbols

August 23, 2012—Sanctuary animals personify captive wildlife issues. Read more»

The Healing Ground, Page 3: The Lives They Left Behind

August 23, 2012—Permanent residents of Fund for Animals Wildlife Center found refuge from neglect and exploitation Read more»