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Cheryl Gray

Update on Fireclaw, the rescued mountain lion cub

September 22, 2015

Fireclaw was found by Butte Fire animal rescuers who were scouring the area for missing dogs. He had burns to his hair and his face was singed. Now, Fireclaw has a new home, an appetite that is increasing daily and bodily functions that are returning to normal. Staff is hopeful for a full recovery. Read full report.

Another Victim of Rat Poison?

September 17, 2015

When the National Park Service released an image that showed the famous Griffith Park mountain lion known as P-22 suffering from mange and disclosed that he had been exposed to rat poison, biologists hoped the unfortunate news would raise awareness about the harmful impacts of common household poisons on our local wildlife population. Read full report.

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