Friday, November 30

How cute is this?

"Charlie is a wild-born coyote who was unexpectedly delivered to my doorstep this past April after both his parents were shot for killing sheep. Whatever reservations I had about raising a wild animal simply didn't matter - couldn't matter - when I realized his survival, at least in the short term, depended on me."
—Shreve Stockton

To read more about Charlie go here. I found this here.

13 comments:

  1. Thanks for the link Leslie, I hadn't seen or heard about this. I loved looking at all the photo's of Charlie and the cat.

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  2. oh my...i have read every post...and cried and cried...i heart charlie...blessings, rebecca

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  3. what a glorious animal!
    your photograph
    makes even this young one
    look noble.

    look at those paws and big ol' ears!

    :-)

    you know
    he will have to move on someday
    and it will not be easy.

    you are his *transition* mom...

    i have raised many riverine turtles
    from hatchlings...
    some sky dropped and maimed by prey.

    when i have to release them--
    some after 5 or 6 years--
    it is difficult to do
    and
    they are not even lovey-dovey
    like your Charlie
    when in my care.

    still...it is nature's way.

    i try to find
    friendly relocation ponds.

    i am sure you will know what to do
    when the time is right.

    my cousin does the same with squirrels.
    raising orphan babies with a bottle
    then releasing back to nature.

    how fortunate you are
    that he chose you for his transition time...

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  4. long as that was...

    i forgot to say
    how much i am enjoying your holiday banner!

    cheers!

    :-)

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  5. Too cute! Charlie is very beautiful.

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  6. Oh golly! Just read about Charlie. Wiping tears from my eyes. What a beautiful and wonderful creature!

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  7. oh my gosh...
    i was thinking about you and your coyote all day,

    feeling as if i missed something.
    AND I HAD!

    **it isn't your coyote at all!**

    how did i miss those links?

    :-0

    i was so worried
    about you having to let your wild thing
    go back into the wild...

    now i have read the entire story.
    oh, my goodness.

    [ i was so thinking:
    ~~that leslie!
    she sure can photograph a wild coyote!~~ ]

    {{ well, i HAVE been feverish and sickly this week. my bad.}}

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  8. oh - love this coyote site as does Boone - and the funny thing is I went there today via Mary Ann of Dispatch from LA... (shades of remote viewing)- yes she - and don't we all - wants one for Christmas - oh Bloglandia!!!!!!!! - seeking balance and CLARITY!!!!!!!!!! - so loved our every moment...

    xox - eb.

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  9. spf, I'm so, so sorry that there was this confusion, and that it lingered. See, if I had been here, I would have straightened it out right away, but I was in Vermont with e.b.

    So sorry that you've been under the weather too. Feel better sweet friendly heart.

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  10. You did a great thing Leslie. Love all things and good will follow. He is really beautiful.

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  11. Can't wait to see you at the "Celebration of Traditions" tomorrow!

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  12. Did you not want that adorable thing or what??????????? LOL omg love at first site!!!! Hey btw I am envious of your happy family friends get togethers,sigh. I used to have a normal family honest!

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