Having animal in our life enriches us. Every animal are not wild and blood thirsty. If you treat them right you will surely feel their love. This is was so true in case with Dorothy Lee, who is also known as Dot. She is a animal rescuers and rehabilitator. She once rescued a raccoon who was in dire needs of care. She named the raccoon as Trouper and it has enriched her life and relocated this animal wit her to Florida. This raccoon special bond with Dot is a thing to see.
Dot found this raccoon in the year 2008 in North Carolina and he was badly injured. Some golfer attacked him consciously. Dot found Trouper near her friend’s home.
She took this raccoon to her home. As a rehabilitator, she knew that this raccoon need to be taken care for. Unfortunately, North Carolina law doesn’t allow vets to treat wild animals. So Dot using her basic vet knowledge treated him.
However, Trouper seemed very weak and was verge of death. Dot apologized that she couldn’t help him and one of her tears fell on the raccoon’s face. raccoon opened his eyes and gave yawned at her.
The attach left Trouper blind and brain damaged. Dot knew that he couldn’t survive in the wild and fend off attack from others. So she took Trouper with her to Florida and took good care of him.
It has been 8 years and they are inseparable. This raccoon special bond with Dot is quite evident. According to Dot, she has never him alone for more than 5 hours. She had to feed him through her hand as the raccoon lost his ability to take food on its own. Dot spends most of her time in teaching kids about wild animals.
She also opened Wildlife Education Project in his honor. Both of them visit school and answers tricky questions from the kids. Even though Trouper is 8 years old he is still alive and kicking. He has outgrown most of his peers.
Watch this beautiful video here to see this raccoon special bond with Dot.