Cliodhna O’Leary and “Foxy” have now formed a special bond. So special, that O’Leary took “Foxy” under her wing and adopted her to live along with herself and her springer spaniel puppy.
Source: Caters Clips/YouTube
O’Leary said of the fox, “Every day, I call out her name and she comes running. But she will never come for anyone else as she is very wary and nervous. She then puts her paws on my leg and lets me pet her. Or sometimes, I wake up and she is at my window. I have let her in for food before. She gently takes it from my hand and then hops back out. She is such a beautiful animal. I’ve fed her since she was about two weeks old – she used to visit with her brother. It was so sad when he got ran over as she was always calling out for him. She missed him terribly but I think my pug and springer spaniel helped her as they’ve become friends.”
The fox now goes on walks with her and her dogs! O’Leary is thrilled about the bond the new family has forged. Foxy has quite an appetite and O’Leary compared her to a dog, “She is a little bit like a dog but she is always listening and on the lookout. Her ears are always up and she is ready to run. She is also always smiling. It is so amazing. She grins at me every day.”
“She will eat almost anything. I have no doubts that she would eat my chicken and hens but she hasn’t. I tend to feed her meat. She is such a pleasure to be around and it has been amazing watching her grow,” she shared in the Daily Mail.
Read about more heroes in One Green Planet, including the man that fostered over 100 dogs in the pandemic and the duo raising money for rescue animals with adventures.
- Sweetest Rescued Baby Fox Loves Cuddles and Attention from Human Friend [VIDEO]
- Rescued Fox Thinks She’s a Dog and The Love Between Her and Her Guardian is Adorable!
- Baby Fox Saved From Drowning After Falling in Hole
- This Man Went Out for a Walk in the Woods and Made Friends With a Wild Fox! (VIDEO)
- Little Fox Cub in Dreamland (VIDEO)
- Orphaned Baby Fox Loves Belly Rubs (VIDEO)
For more Animal, Earth, Life, Vegan Food, Health, and Recipe content published daily, subscribe to the One Green Planet Newsletter! Also, don’t forget to download the Food Monster App on iTunes — with over 15,000 delicious recipes it is the largest meatless, vegan, and allergy-friendly recipe resource to help reduce your environmental footprint, save animals and get healthy! Lastly, being publicly-funded gives us a greater chance to continue providing you with high-quality content. Please consider supporting us by donating!