Michigan Family Fights to Keep Pet Deer (ClickonDetroit)

By | June 6, 2013

“A Genesee County family is fighting to keep their pet deer, Lilly.

Lilly was rescued by the family (who has asked to remain anonymous) about five years ago, after the deer’s mother was hit by a car outside their home in 2009. Before dying, she gave birth to Lilly.

Now, the family says Lilly has become “like their child” and has accustomed to “sleeping on the couch, playing Frisbee and watching TV” with their sons. But when a neighbor’s friend saw the deer, she contacted the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), which came to confiscate the deer…”

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