There is not a day or night but a doe offers her life for her kittens, or some honest captain of Owsla his life for his Chief Rabbit's. Sometimes it is taken, sometimes it is not. But there is no bargain, for here, what is, is what must be.
A foraging wild creature, intent above all upon survival, is as strong as the grass.
Most of them had not understood Blackberry's discovery of the raft and at once forgot it.
Hazel, like nearly all wild animals, was unaccustomed to look up at the sky. What he thought of as the sky was the horizon, usually broken by trees and hedges.
They want to be natural, the anti-social little beasts. They just don't realize that everyone's good depends on everyone's cooperation.
I certainly think that 10 to 20 years from now, clearly the majority of veterinarians will be women.