Raising Orphans

Posted on 8 November, 2014 By (1) Comment

Meet Kasey

A few days ago another koala joey came into care, Kasey. She was found by herself, sitting in the middle of a busy road. Ben (thank you so much!!) decided to rescue her and call for help. Kim transported her to the wildlife hospital where Kasey was diagnosed with conjunctivitis. She was also dehydrated and […]

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Posted on 22 October, 2014 By (0) Comment

Meet Galaxy and Tassie

Two more girls have come into care. Both Galaxy and Tassie were orphaned because their mothers were hit by a car and died as a consequence. Tassie is a very independent girl and loves her fresh leaf in the afternoon. Galaxy is still a bit unsettled and recovering from abdominal bleeding. But so far so […]

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Posted on 11 September, 2014 By (0) Comment

Meet Katie

Katie was found in a creek, wet and cold, without her mother. Nobody knows how long she had been in there when a bus driver found her and took her to a wildlife carer. She made sure Katie was dry and warm, and took her to the wildlife hospital for a check up. Katie is […]

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Posted on 3 September, 2014 By (1) Comment

Meet Twinky

Twinky came into care after spending a few months in the hospital with his mum Sparkles, who was suffering from chlamydia. Due to a shortage of medication, her condition worsened and after contracting secondary infections, it was decided she was suffering too much and was euthanased. Sparkles was a great mum and a beautiful koala. […]

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Posted on 2 September, 2014 By (0) Comment

Meet Sparky

This beautiful little boy came into care after his perfectly healthy mother with a body condition score of 9/10 was hit by a car and died instantly. Although X-rays and bloods were taken, it seemed Sparky didn’t sustain any injuries. For the first 2 days he was enjoying his bottle and was bright and alert. […]

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Posted on 21 April, 2014 By (1) Comment

Danni released

Danni will remember this Easter, as it was the first day of the rest of her life. After 10 months in care, she is now a free girl and the world is her oyster. Danni came into care in July 2013 after her brother pushed her out of the pouch, as mum Rochelle had twins. […]

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Posted on 31 January, 2014 By (1) Comment

Meet Lexus

Lexus came into care because he fell out of a tree in Amity Point, Stradbroke Island. ┬áHis mother was nowhere to be found. ┬áLuckily he had no fractures or other injuries, except for his left shoulder that was a bit sore. He was a real happy chappy, loving his bottle and very playful. After he […]

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Posted on 28 January, 2014 By (0) Comment

Meet tiny little Noel

When the hospital rang to ask us to care for this tiny little man, my heart skipped a beat. They wanted me there with my humidicrib as he was too little to be transported without: 58 grams! We had done pinkies before, but never that tiny…..   Noel’s mother was found on the ground in […]

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Posted on 26 January, 2014 By (1) Comment

Meet Danni and Eric

We received a call from Kurwongbah that a little baby girl was found on the ground, while mum was up high in a huge tree. Little Danni was taken to the Wildlife Hospital for a checkup while the rescue team tried to get mum down – hopefully for a reunion. When Danni came into our […]

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Posted on 7 April, 2013 By (0) Comment

Statistics – January 2013

Reposted due to technical issues Posted on 5 March, 2013 By admini(0) Comment Statistics January 2013 In January a total of 61 calls (telephone, email and website) were received for help with koalas and other wildlife. This number included sightings of 131 koalas, of which MBKR koala admissions to Australian Wildlife Hospital were (23): Reasons: […]

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