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01 Feb

I clambered across broken bricks and paving slabs, being reasonably careful to avoid the glass.I had hoped that shouting at the fox would cause it to drop the duck and flee – I was wrong; it did indeed flee, although much to my increasing despair took its quarry with it.We have a fence and gazebo-type structure separating our garden roughly in half – “”. The fox slipped under the fence -- a gap of only some 12.5 cm (5 in) -- with the duck still clasped firmly in its jaws.It then went around our shed and over the back garden wall, with me in hot pursuit, screaming for all I was worth!Where I used to live, the back gardens of each row of houses back on to each other, with a narrow gap of about 60 cm (about 2ft) separating the two opposing gardens.

Now, had I been thinking clearly I would’ve gone back into the house, got the telescopic loppers and hacked my way through the undergrowth something akin to the great Scottish Missionary Dr David Livingstone.

However, I was concerned that the fox may return in my absence, and I was damned if I was going to just leave Flick there to die from his injuries.

Upon collecting him we were told that, during the surgery ,they had found not one, but four punctures, all of about the same size and depth – one from each of the fox's canines.

We put him in his hutch, and he was confined for about a week.

I finally fought my way through the brambles, and was just able to lift the steel pipes off him.

Picking him up, and holding him close to my chest I began my travels back to the familiarity of my garden, talking to him all the way.

Content Updated: 7th February 2016 QUESTIONS: What is mange? How can I keep foxes out of my garden and secure my pets? Why shouldn’t I feed foxes (and animals in general) chocolate? Is it likely that a fox will attack me, my child, my cat or my dog? Should we introduce large predators to control fox numbers? Sarcoptic mange is a skin disease caused by a small (2 to 4 mm or less than one-quarter inch) parasitic mite ( causes the condition commonly referred to as "scabies" and foxes have been known to infect the occasional human.