Category Archives for New Rescues

Euthanasia guidelines for handicapped ducks and quality of life issues

Note: This post deals with rescued ducks, and mostly with domesticated handicapped ducks. In the past week, we took in a rescued wild mallard duck from another local rescue group as a “last chance” for this duck. We don’t know … Continue reading

26. July 2015 by Silly Human
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2015 Current Cast of Characters

As of June 27, 2015, our current cast of characters includes a motley crew of misfit rescued ducks and one special-needs goose. All of them came to us from different circumstances. Here are their rescue stories. Frankie was one of … Continue reading

27. June 2015 by Silly Human
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Trust Fund for the Sugarhouse Ducks

If you remember back a few weeks, we’ve been watching the dumped domestic ducks at Sugarhouse Park to make sure they’re doing okay. Last weekend, the pond froze over and the park drained the pond so kids wouldn’t play on … Continue reading

24. November 2014 by Silly Human
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INCOMING: New Foster Duck

Today we got a call from our vet’s office, asking if we could foster a duck if they could get him feeling better. Sometimes when they call I can’t help. But today I could. And I love helping a sick … Continue reading

21. February 2014 by Silly Human
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Well I’m sure you saw this one coming…

If you remember, Si the foster chicken came to us in late November after having survived a raccoon attack that killed her friend. Both she and her friend were rescued after being dumped in a forest, but their pen wasn’t … Continue reading

23. January 2014 by Silly Human
Categories: Happy Endings, New Rescues | 6 comments

Help for Agoostus

This is “Agoostus.” He was dumped at a park in Kent, WA. Some blog friends of ours who rescue pigeons saw him and brought him to me, as he was too friendly and domestic to leave at the park. Agoostus … Continue reading

30. November 2013 by Silly Human
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Sarge and Rusty seek Long-Term Commitment

This is Sarge and Rusty. They are two roosters who came into the Seattle Animal Shelter as buddies. They are little dudes, but have big hearts. They’re active and curious, but also pretty friendly and with good temperaments. They’re looking … Continue reading

15. May 2013 by Silly Human
Categories: New Rescues | 2 comments

New Girl Picks a Name

The new girl has chosen her name! She is just so very precious, like a Ruby. That made me think of the Rolling Stones song “Ruby Tuesday” so I listened to it… “She would never say where she came from. … Continue reading

24. December 2012 by Silly Human
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INCOMING: New Magpie Girl

This has been a busy week for Ducks and Clucks! Lucky duck went to live with Stella on Monday, and just yesterday we had to bid farewell to sweet and sassy Ramona Monster, who succumbed to lymphoma after putting up … Continue reading

23. December 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: New Rescues | 7 comments

Say Hello to…

The new girl had a great day. She wasn’t picked on too much, and within a few hours, she was able to spend the full afternoon with the other muscovies in the aviary, unsupervised. O’Malley and Ramona mostly leave her … Continue reading

04. November 2012 by Silly Human
Categories: New Rescues | 3 comments

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