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Blind Fox Kit Makes Friends With Three Kittens

A baby fox  injured and temporarily blinded in a car accident has become friends and playmates with three kittens who may have saved his life by keeping him warm as he recovered at Kent Wildlife Recovery Service in the UK.

The fox kit had seizures and required IV drip when he first came to the Wildlife Service and has been handled and gotten plenty of human attention because of his serious condition. It was not known at first whether he would survive. Lorraine St John has been hand-rearing the fox, and says the kittens that he has bonded, played and snuggled with during his recovery were abandoned, and came to her at about the same time as the fox.

The fox has regained his sight during his recovery and will be moved to the Fox Project in Pembury before being returned to the wild in five or six months. For now, he has a special friendship with a very different set of kits … kittens.

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    May 15, 2012 12:38 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Tracey

    I am so glad that the little fox had friends to help him recover. What a sweet story.

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    July 18, 2012 7:21 amPosted 1 year ago
    Brent Stone

    Please don’t release the fox to a school for the blind he hears just fine

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    July 18, 2012 7:24 amPosted 1 year ago
    Brent Stone

    maybe he is a cat with bad hearing

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    July 18, 2012 2:56 pmPosted 1 year ago
    LULU

    he cannot be releasd in the city he will definatly get hit by a car and lose his hearing and then not be able to see or hear,maybe, we have to remain civil ,we wouldnt just send a blind person into traffic and say forge for berries .Dont eat that golf ball its not a rooster egg that will not be pleasant passing that through your small intestine and an#s

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  • July 20, 2012 10:12 pmPosted 1 year ago
    Franny Syufy

    What a beautiful story. It’s like the lion lying down with the lamb.

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