I've noticed some holes under our addition in the space under my deck so I went to go board them up, re-insulate and investigate. In that process I came across a sleeping raccoon. I slowly backed away and called DC Animal Control. I was told they don't do animal removal. Seriously, apparently it has to be dead for them to do anything about it. So they told me a couple places to call. I questioned them on what they do for low-income residents or those who can't afford to pay someone to come take care of this and there wasn't much response.
Anyways, I'm wondering if any Bloomingdale residents have had success working with a good service that can get rid of the raccoon safely so either they or I can board up the affected areas.
Sunday, November 28, 2010
seeking referrals for getting rid of a raccoon under the deck
From a resident on the 100 block of Rhode Island Avenue NW: