This was sent by a man in Rhinelander, Wisconsin

(November 2007)

A very eventful day around here... A once in many lifetimes experience!  I saw this lil' feller run out in front of a car-- thought it was a lost baby goat.  Stopped to get it, and WOW!!  A real Albino Whitetail Deer.  Just hours old, but doing fine.  No Momma deer around. Another car nearly hit it in front of me ... the kids call him powder and he’ll be going to a rehab farm.







August 2009

Fawn and Bobcat


The Jesusita Fire in Santa Barbara, CA last week caused these two to take shelter together. The fawn is 3 days old and the bobcat about 3 weeks.

The fawn came from somewhere in the fire and the bobcat from Carpentaria. They immediately bonded and snuggled together under a desk in the Santa Barbara County Dispatch Office for several hours.

Extremely alert reader is reporting that Animal Planet is reporting the bobcat kitten was rescued near Arnold Schwarzeneggers ranch, where it was dehydrated and near death.

They rescued the fawn during last week's wildfire.  Although wild animals, especially of separate species, are never placed together due to regulations, in this emergency situation, they had no choice.

During the mayhem of the fire, they were forced to put animals anywhere they could, since they had run out of crates large enough for the fawn.  The kitten ran to the fawn, and it was instant bonding.