Tuesday, September 08, 2009
The Jesusita Fire
Ok so here's the scoop....
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. 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 weeks 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.
Note the name of the Fire.... Jesusita Fire..... hmmmmmm portents of the Lion laying with the lamb? thought it was worth posting... Amazing what crisis bonds- the most unlikely of sorts. Perhaps we should take notes? Go beyond colour, race, or creed........ just my thoughts on the matter.
Shalom ya all.!!
New year is coming up quickly (hebrew calendar - not gregorian) wonder what it holds.....