January 3, 2014
One of New England’s largest wildlife rehabilitation centers proactively worked to protect its patients during the first major snowstorm of 2014.
September 4, 2013
Lead poisoning, often from discarded ammunication or tainted prey, can be deadly to wildlife who ingest it. Cape Wildlife Center treats many wildlife with symptoms of lead poisoning warns against the use of lead.
July 17, 2013
A juvenile osprey became caught in a 160-foot communications tower, and struggles for hours. Finally, he is rescued and Cape Wildlife Center is brought in to assist.
June 11, 2013
Cape Wildlife Center regularly treats animals that have encountered glue traps, a brutal but common form of pest control. Many are innocent infant wildlife who suffer greatly, and the Center encourages humane alternatives to help prevent this suffering.
June 3, 2013
Global Federation of Animal Sanctuaries is honored to announce that Cape Wildlife Center has achieved GFAS Accreditation. The center is operated by The Fund for Animals, an affiliate of The Humane Society of the United States.
May 13, 2013
A trio of orphaned fishers, rarely seen in the wildlife rehabilitation community, is hand-reared at Cape Wildlife Center after their nest is destroyed.
December 14, 2012
Students at the South Yarmouth, MA high school spotted the small, vividly colored bird flying inside their school halls. The bird was gently captured, then brought to Cape Wildlife Center in Barnstable, MA for evaluation.
October 31, 2012
Cape Wildlife Center staff stabilized the storm petrel overnight, then faced the challenge of keeping the bird in a restricted area for observation while providing a saltwater pool for comfort.
October 30, 2012
Working with emergency response agencies, local animal shelters, and residents, The HSUS's Animal Rescue Team and social media team are there to help animals during and after Hurricane Sandy.
October 29, 2012
As the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast are hit by severe storm conditions, staff from The Humane Society of the United States have been helping animals throughout the region.