Apr 19 2008 08:35 am
Posted by Grandson under Feel Good
Paternal dog Billy takes on an unusual kid:
Billy the boxer has become the constant companion
of the 12-day old kid called Lilly. He sleeps with the
goat, licks her clean, and protects her from any
dangers at Pennywell Farm wildlife centre at
Buckfastleigh, near Totnes, Devon. (wherever the heck that is)
The kid was abandoned by her mother when she
was only a few hours old and adopted by paternal
Billy when his owner Elizabeth Tozer began hand
rearing the goat.
The unusual bond has developed over the last
month and the pair are now inseparable.
Elizabeth said: "Lilly follows Billy around which is
really quite amusing to watch and Billy sleeps with
the goat and cleans her mouth after she feeds."
Lilly was the smallest of a litter of three kids and
her mother abandoned her because she could
only care for the two stronger ones. The pair have
attracted quite a crowd at the animal centre and
the staff are keen to see how their relationship
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