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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-04-2004, 08:24 PM Thread Starter
 
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Paraplegic Chipmunk

I recently acquired a Partially Paraplegic Chipmunk from a friend whom didnt know how or would be able to care for it. He is very loveable even though wild. Just looking for suggestions on caring for him/her

Has no external wounds but may have a partially broken back as you can feel a gap in the veretbrae.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-05-2004, 07:58 AM Thread Starter
 
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Im a lil mad right now. i told My stepmom about the chipmunk and she said no rodents so if she finds out i actually have him im in deep **** and i know i should have kept my mouth shut. Im gonna try to keep him but keep him hidden as best i can but will still love him as much as i can.
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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2004, 09:35 PM
 
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Perhaps then, especially with your parents not granting permission to keep him, you should search for a wildlife rehab facility in your area?
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2004, 09:44 PM Thread Starter
 
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well i had given him to a Rehab place and i just got a call today that he had died apparently from internal injuries that could have not been prevented or cured.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 07-09-2004, 10:08 PM
 
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How sad. I'm sorry that he died. You did everything you could to save him and you should be proud of that.
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