Four Legs

Rupert the deer.

This has nothing to do with anything, but in order to celebrate finally getting caught up with my blogroll (I was a full week behind!), I’m going to just sit and look at Rupert the orphaned baby deer for a little while. Awww. He looks like Fritz!



Read Rupert’s story and see more photos here.

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Update: Sad news about sweet Rupert. :(

(via Dlisted)

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  • Reply zee October 2, 2008 at 10:58 am

    Eeeeeeeek, too too cute. And this comment underneath made me laugh

    “must be the most adorable widdle baby critter I ever saw!! How precious! Look at those precious little hoofies! A heartwarmeing story!! Oh I just want to rush to England & kiss those sweet litte earsies!!”

  • Reply Adam October 2, 2008 at 11:16 am

    I just want to hold him close and pet his soft looking head! How adorable!

  • Reply Cupcakes and Cashmere October 2, 2008 at 11:50 am

    this is too cute. i would want him in my bed, but i fear i would crush him in my sleep!

  • Reply Mary Kate October 2, 2008 at 11:52 am

    whoa…that’s the smallest little dear I’ve ever seen.

  • Reply Lexi October 2, 2008 at 12:34 pm

    :) I saw this on cute overload yesterday and I felt like my heart exploded. He is just too precious!

  • Reply Katja October 2, 2008 at 1:40 pm

    So cute! Now I want a mini deer! :)

  • Reply erin@designcrisis October 2, 2008 at 2:06 pm

    That is the cutest thing in the universe.

  • Reply sakletarn October 2, 2008 at 2:20 pm

    ohhh my, what a cute little baby deer.

  • Reply Jennifer October 2, 2008 at 2:51 pm

    Wow. I was just looking at this a couple of hours ago. I can’t believe he just died. It must be one of those days, because I feel like crying.

  • Reply Adam October 2, 2008 at 2:52 pm

    I just read the sad news on Dlisted :(. That sucks.

  • Reply Anna at D16 October 2, 2008 at 3:15 pm

    I’m so sad. I was really pulling for Rupert. Poor guy. :(

  • Reply Adam October 2, 2008 at 3:33 pm

    Me too. I really thought he would be ok. :(

  • Reply joanna goddard October 2, 2008 at 3:38 pm

    ooooooh so sweet. how sad that he didn’t survive. but it’s lovely that everyone tried so hard and he was loved! :)

  • Reply Caitlin October 2, 2008 at 3:43 pm

    Oh my goodness! He is the cutest thing ever! I am so sad he died. :(

  • Reply belinda October 2, 2008 at 7:14 pm

    i am so sad about rupert. i used to go to st tiggywinkles all the time, it’s a great facility.

  • Reply Courtney October 2, 2008 at 7:48 pm

    Oh, that is so sad. What a precious little guy.

  • Reply Emily October 2, 2008 at 8:47 pm

    Oh, poor Rupert. What a beautiful little guy.

  • Reply annie October 2, 2008 at 11:37 pm

    just read about rupert. poor wee bundling. it is too too sad.

  • Reply Biba October 3, 2008 at 3:16 am

    Ohhh too cute for words, how awfully sad…

  • Reply julie @ coveiter October 3, 2008 at 3:48 pm

    beautiful pictures, but sad indeed :(

  • Reply Shirley/USA October 16, 2008 at 8:00 pm

    I was so happy to see this little angel Rupert via email only to learn of his passing moments later. At least he’s with his Mum now but we were blessed to have him even if for a short time…much love to both of them and for the caretakers who tried to keep him in this world.

  • Reply Heather Strickland October 20, 2008 at 11:42 am

    I too just saw Rupert via an email sent the other day. I am saddened to hear of his death when I googled the name. His legacy lives via the internet! Heartfelt thanks to all those who try daily to make a difference in an animals life. You are all angels. It is so sad to lose one like this. Love to Rupert

  • Reply Hannah December 21, 2008 at 9:52 am

    aw so cute

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