There is an instinctive desire by this elderly cat to meet the deer outside the window. He is certainly inquisitive. I sense that if he was outside he’d meet up and they might well form a friendship. It seems that he likes deer and wants to interact with them. I can remember of great photo of a cat and deer lying down together on grass so there might be a natural connection between deer and cats much like there is for horses and cats.
The cat’s name is Tye. He’s been ill recently and is convalescing. Well, that’s what I say. He lives in New Brunswick, Canada (one of four Canadian, Atlantic provinces on the east coast of Canada). His human companion and caretaker is Anna Maria Scichilone-Smith. She said to Storyful:
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“The deer are constantly around and Tye is just so easy going with them.”
I see videos on YouTube were a domestic cat encounters a wild deer. This is probably not uncommon in the United States and other countries. Deer stray into suburbia and outdoor cats stray into the path of deer. What happens … please continue reading
This is a particularly pleasant picture of a fawn and bobcat kitten cuddling up together in an office somewhere in California. They were rescued from a forest fire and the rescuers had run out crates to transport them. I presume … please continue reading