Monday, March 7, 2011

Bambi Makes a New Friend

Guess who came to visit again???  Well, I guess I gave it away in the post title.  But our orphaned deer friend stopped by our home and invited him/herself into our back yard. 

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Since I don’t the know gender of our little fawn I think I’ll just refer to him/her as Bambi.

Hope did offer little Bambi a little fresh grass but wisely he kept his distance a little bit from us today.

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Please don’t call Animal Control on us, as we didn’t try to make contact this time, other than Hope’s first grass offering.  Just mainly stood around the yard and quietly took pictures as our deer friend visited.  He stayed for over an hour.

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Even Hope’s bouncing around didn’t scare Bambi off.

I think he was too intrigued by his new friend.

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I don’t imagine too many cats are dumb enough to let a deer get this close.

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But Pumpkin the Ninja Cat isn’t the brightest cat.

Bambi appeared very curious, and I believe wanted to make a new acquaintance.

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And so I watched for a good 20 minutes of nose touching, then bounding off; followed by sneaking back up on each other.

In nearly all corners of our yard.

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Sometimes Bambi would be more interested in lunch.

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And when Bambi lost interest and started eating our weeds again, Pumpkin would wait  patiently.

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And before you knew it Bambi would be curious again.

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So Pumpkin gave Bambi a tour of our backyard.

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He even took the little Prince/Princess under the trampoline.

And introduced him to even more native terrain.  Yum, Fresh Spring Grass.

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I think Bambi appreciated the kindness of our silly Pumpkin.

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And, I think, Pumpkin appreciated the nuzzle in return.

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So this post is dedicated to my little Arizona nieces who are just as enthralled with Bambi as I am.

Now I’m back to the de-hoarding – But Bambi’s visit was just the rejuvenation I needed to have a wonderful day.  Guess what another room DONE!  I promise to post pictures soon.

12 comments:

Heather said...

This is just so cute!!!

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

So sweet.

Beth said...

Awww, what a beautiful encounter! And what a thrill for all of you to be so close to such an amazing creature. I am jealous!
xoxo
Beth

Meesh said...

This is the cutest thing I've seen all week.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

That is one tame deer! Holy smokes!

Katy Cameron said...

Awww, very cute, glad they made friends

KelliSue Kolz said...

I think I love the love exchanged between Pumpkin the Ninja cat and Bambi as much as I like their names.

Lorena said...

While I am no longer enthralled with deer as there are way too many of them around here and they eat our garden and leave our yard a minefield, I think the interaction here between fawn and cat is unique and very charming and sweet.

utmomof 5 said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE the blue!!! So beautiful! I have a few doiles my husbands grandma has made, now I know what to do with them :)

The DIY Show Off said...

Beautiful pictures! Too sweet. It's only natural it'd be attracted to your yard, 'fawn'. :)

Arrow said...

Gabs and Bells were completely enthralled as I read your blog post to them. We loved the pictures!

Anonymous said...

I hope she or he keeps making those guest appearences. I love you shareing them with us. Mom-ah