The Waycross Journal-Herald had a pet lost and found notice in the January 9, 1950 issue:
A pet raccoon has been found in the back yard of a local resident. This party has a squirrel and keeps a box for him. The raccoon has joined the squirrel in his tree penthouse it is reported. The squirrel wears a collar. It is a good sized raccoon. The party owning the raccoon may get in touch with the Journal-Herald for his new address.