This is Launch, the cutest Raccoon☺
We found her on a walk, Saturday. She was lonely so, we fetched a towel, a box and a water bottle for her. She wasn’t far from our home and we assumed she fell from the tree, she was under. We wore gloves and didn’t want to frighten her. She was scared at first then allowed to touch her and take her home. We didn’t know what to do so, we called the Animal hospital nearby but they referred the Wildlife Society. So, I called them and they were the rudest people! They said, they couldn’t take Launch because she was too small and might be sick. The only way, they’d take her in is to give her, a physical THEN decide from there. I’ve never been so disgusted in all my life😡 She is small, helpless and alone.
So, we went to Goodwill, got a bottle and a small hut for her to stay in. We tried to arrange her for the temporary home but she cried for her mommy. Our neighbors downstairs being nosy cunts, we couldn’t risk them hearing her and having us kicked out. So, we started Plan B, we kept her in the box with her warm towel and we decided to place her near the tree in some bushes, hoping her Mother will come back for her, last night at 1am. This morning, there was no luck. She was still there with the water, we left her. We decided to ask the house owners, where we found her if she may stay in their yard and we will watch over her. They agreed and said, she’s been there since Friday😔
While I went to go get kitten formula; a store vet recommended it and a baby syringe since she wasn’t eating or drinking and walked to the house where we found her. I didn’t see her and assumed the best and worst. I searched everywhere! Finally, I figured her Mother got her. As I was walking away, the wind blew an old box towards me and Launch was in it! The box said, “garbage” on it! I was so fucking mad! Launch is a baby not trash! She’s a small infant just like a helpless human! She was cold and curled up in a ball. I took her home again and put her in a smaller box with an old shirt. I gave some of the formula, she only liked a little bit of it😣
I placed her in some nearby bushes. I don’t know what else to do but keep an eye on her. The Wildlife Society failed me, other humans failed. I just can’t stand the injustice of mankind. How can you look at Launch and think, “How disgusting” or “Raccoons are bad animals”. Maybe, she was abandon but I didn’t blame the Mother; maybe, some fucking people scared her away. Maybe, someone ran her over! Launch has no one in the world but us. I wish I could bring her in and keep her but she belongs to the Earth and other raccoons.
I’m trying my all to rescue and comfort her until she can manage on her own. I love her like the fuzzbutts. If anyone knows any information that can help with providing Launch, safety and kindness. I’d greatly appreciate it and so would Launch😊❤