Caring for an Injured Grasshopper?

I found this pale colored grasshopper on the floor of my room. I think one of my cats was messing with it. It's lying on its back, but can barely move itself. Idk if I should put it down which I would hate to do or let it go, but I don't want it to get eaten.


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September 2, 20171 found this helpful
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Grasshoppers aren't like lizards and can't regrow their tails. If it is badly injured it might die. I would try and keep it warm under a lamp light on your desk. Not too hot. Don't put the light on top of the grasshopper. Keep it in a small box and fill the box with some leaves or grass.

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September 1, 20171 found this helpful

It will not regrow its limb. If you let it go, it probably will be prey for another animal.

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September 1, 20170 found this helpful

You are very kind but, I would put it somewhere in a box with holes and add grass.Maybe it would then have a chance.If not at least you tried.

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September 4, 20170 found this helpful

It sounds like it's really struggling and I don't think you can help it from this point :(

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September 17, 20170 found this helpful

you should let it go in a safe spot like in your garden and watch it for a while and make sure it leaves safely.

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