Indiana woman's pet fox turns heads

Posted at 5:40 PM, Nov 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-04 18:40:41-05

(WFIE) We're used to seeing pets on leashes, but that's typically limited to dogs.

Walking past Cassidy Gordon and her pet red fox Levi might make you do a double take.

On any given day in downtown Jasper, Indiana you may see Gordon walking Levi on a leash on the river walk. Gordon has raised Levi since he was a baby. She had always loved the animals and when she got a place of her own, she and her husband bought Levi from a USDA licensed breeder.

She said foxes have mixed characteristics of domestic dogs and cats. Gordon said there were a lot of things that she didn't expect from owning a fox.

"I just have to be patient with him and back off and say you're a fox and I respect that you're a fox and I can't change that," she said.

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