Losing Lucky fox was one of the hardest hits we have taken as a couple surrounded by animals. There is something of indescribable Luckyfox spirit in our new puppy Hawkeye. They have the same fascination for Rudy. They get nervous and run for cover (Hawkeye to our legs, Lucky to the belly of the couch) when somebody knocks on the door. They are both land sharks when they're awake and little soft kittens when they are sleeping. We were as curious about Lucky's future with the chickens as we wonder about Hawkeye in the coop. Just as Lucky did, this puppy has joined our family without a second's hesitation.
He even wakes me up the same way the fox would, by eating and pawing through the snarls of my yellow, pillowed hair.