This entry was posted on May 13, 2012 by Mary Holland. It was filed under Foxes, Mammals, May, Red Foxes and was tagged with Fox Pups, Mother's Day, Red Fox Nursing, Red Foxes, Vulpes vulpes.
Happy mother’s day to you too Mary. Marguerite
May 13, 2012 at 11:33 am
Thanks, Marguerite — you, too!
May 13, 2012 at 12:35 pm
Pups look great. Poor mom’s a mess.
May 13, 2012 at 2:11 pm
Just what I was thinking! Mary, is it common for foxes to have a litter of four?
May 13, 2012 at 4:30 pm
To me, she has that look of haggard, run-down bliss common to mothers of young children, often interspersed with outbreaks of total frustration and irritation.
May 13, 2012 at 4:59 pm
That’s just what I was thinking, but I like your choice of descriptors: “haggard, run-down bliss” – such a familiar condition! Just look at that sweet nose-to-nose moment, in the midst of it all! I forwarded this to several mothers I love. Thanks!
May 14, 2012 at 1:26 am
And to you too, Mary. I forwarded your blog to my mom today too!
May 13, 2012 at 6:36 pm
A mother is a mother and adapts to all the happenings of her offspring and tries to handle it all whatever and whenever, as becoming a mother changes you forever, in your heart and in your soul.
May 13, 2012 at 11:44 pm
The fox picture is much better than the cover of Time Magazine!
May 14, 2012 at 2:31 pm
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