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 Simi Valley Residents: Grant Wildlife Care of Ventura County a permit to continue rehabilitating native wildlife
  • Petitioned The City of Simi Valley

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The City of Simi Valley

Simi Valley Residents: Grant Wildlife Care of Ventura County a permit to continue rehabilitating native wildlife

    1. Petition by

      Wildlife Care of Ventura County

The mission of Wildlife Care of Ventura County is to rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured and orphaned wild animals. We have been doing that for 20 years in Simi Valley, in a backyard that backs up to the hills, in an area zoned for horses but not wildlife. We hold State, Federal, and USDA permits for the temporary care of injured and orphaned wild animals, however new state regulations require us to obtain city permits in addition to our current permits. In order to get this we need your help. We must provide a petition demonstrating community support from the Simi Valley residents for the continued rehabilitation of wildlife.

There are no city or state agencies that are permitted to rehabilitate wildlife. Animal shelters and veterinarians must transfer the injured or orphaned wildlife to a permitted wildlife rehabilitator for care and release. If they do not have places like Wildlife Care of Ventura County to send them to for rehabilitation, they will euthanize all wild animals...even healthy babies.

With Simi Valley and other areas growing at the rate they are into the hills, wild animals and humans are having more and more contact. This is making the need for Wildlife Care of Ventura County more dire than ever. Please voice your support for Wildlife Care of Ventura County to continue to offer this service to the community that is not offered at the city or state level.

If we donʼt get the support of the community the animals will suffer and there will be no where for them to go other than Animal Control to be euthanized. PLEASE SIGN OUR PETITION, ALL WE NEED IS YOUR SUPPORT!

For more information please visit http://wildlifecareofventura.org/

The City of Simi Valley
I support the continuation of services offered by Wildlife Care of Ventura County.

[Your name]

Recent signatures


    1. Reached 250 signatures


    Reasons for signing

    • Anita Kanitz STUTTGART, GERMANY
      • 6 months ago

      The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.

      -- Mohandas K. Gandhi

    • Melaya Pelter LOS ANGELES, CA
      • 8 months ago

      I grew up in Simi. My family all still lives . I agree with this petition.

    • Monica McClure SIMI VALLEY, CA
      • 9 months ago

      My family and I care greatly about all wildlife and we do whatever we can to help when the time comes. Over the years, we have taken numerous baby birds to this organization. They have been around a long time and are an asset to our community.I wish more people knew about them.

      • 10 months ago


    • Leah Canon SIMI VALLEY, CA
      • 11 months ago

      much of Ventura County is zoned AG. Owls, Hawks and Bobcats keep the population of rodents and reptiles down. They are very important to our ecosystem. They seem to be disappearing or thinning out.


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