MILWAUKEE -- An adorable red fox kit was rescued from a busy road and is now being cared for at Wisconsin Humane Society's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center.
Officials said the cute little guy was found alone. He suffers from a sarcoptic mange and an upper respiratory infection which may have been part of the reason he was abandoned.
Humane society officials said the red fox kit is on quarantine as they are watching him for any signs of canine distemper virus, which is contagious.
"Even with all those things stacked against him, we have to say, this kit is really doing quite well so far!" officials said.
After just two days, the red fox kit has readily taken a bottle and has become more active and more vigorous, officials said.
Once healthier, officials will work with other licensed wildlife rehabilitators to possibly find some friends for him to socialize with.
The Wisconsin Humane Society's Wildlife Rehabilitation Center is optimistic for the red fox's full recovery. They're hoping he's clear and off quarantine in a week.
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