The Florence Nightingale of animals, that is.
Being a friend of all animals great & small has is pros and cons. Ever since I was a little girl, I've been bringing in the injured, the sick, and the dying. I've been rescuing those in distress. Whether it has feathers or fur, wings or a tail, I have always been there to save the day.
Sometimes it makes me feel like more of a superhero than it should (my husband is the REAL superhero!), but if I can help or rescue or rehabilitate a tiny, innocent creature...I'll be there to save the day.
On a side note: you start to look at your dog a little differently after he's had an itty bitty baby bunny in his mouth...
I found 5 little tiny, newborn bunnies in a little burrow (dug by the mother) in what seems to now be a small animal branch & twig sanctuary in our back yard. Buddy found one first - the little thing was still alive, thank goodness - and I found the rest and took them to a local vet.
Some of the mothers fur and grass that was in the burrow: