How Can You Tell if a Bat is Hibernating or Dead?
At this time of year, if you find a bat inside your property, it could be hard to tell whether it is alive or dead. Hibernating bats are often mistaken for being dead, as they are usually very s[...] Read more
Your Cat Caught a Bat! What Should You Do?
If you have a cat that likes the outside world, you likely have had to deal with it bringing you “gifts” from time to time. It is thought that when cats bring us dead things, they view us as family[...] Read more
Bat Hibernation 2022 – What to expect?
Would you like to hibernate for the winter? Bat hibernation lasts from late fall until springtime. Across the US, bats have been preparing over the last couple of months by seeking their hibernation [...] Read more
Rabid Bats Found Across the US During Bat Season As bat season nears its close, we’ve seen many reports of bats testing positive for rabies in states across the US. Bat season is a period of high activity, starting when bat pups st[...] Read more
Homecoming Dance Canceled due to Bats in the School Gym Juniors at Davis High, Davis, California, received the disappointing news on Friday, Sept. 23, that their homecoming dance the following night would have to be postponed due to [...] Read more
Rabies Vaccine Baits to be Dropped on Staten Island Due to a rise in animals testing positive for rabies in New York City and the surrounding areas, the NYC Health Department is organizing for rabies vaccine baits to be dropped in ma[...] Read more
What Does a Bat Bite Look Like? Bat bites can be difficult to spot as they are usually small. The bite may sometimes show teeth marks but often will just look like pinpricks and may not even be visible.
Are Bat Bites Common?
Bats d[...] Read more
Rabid Bats Recently Found in US Homes
As we head into fall, we can expect to see more bat activity, as baby bats are now flying, and it’s not until late fall that they will find a spot to hibernate for the winter.
Bats support our ecosystem[...] Read more
Are Bats Blind?
We’ve probably all heard the expression “as blind as a bat.” But have you ever stopped to think whether bat eyesight is really that bad? Are Bats Blind?
The short answer is no. Bats are not blind. Most bats can see ade[...] Read more
Will Bats Attack You?
Frightening stories about bats abound in ancient folklore of different countries across the globe. Some think bats go out at night to attack people or suck their blood. Others say bats deliberately get caught in women̵[...] Read more