"Biologists, zoo employees, and freelance individuals that either worked with or rehabbed wild animals responded to me with an across-the-board derision. 'This will end in heartbreak,' they said, and, 'This is not a Disney movie.'" Indeed, raising a wild coyote is not something to be taken lightly, and Stockton didn't. Burying herself in research and dedication to the survival of the coyote pup, Stockton readied herself for unknown challenges.
Meanwhile, Charlie made friends with Eli the tomcat.