One day, Zhenya was browsing the internet when she came across a picture of a wild sable, and instantly fell in love
The sable, whose silky fur is some of the most sought after and expensive in the world, was next in line to be killed at a fur farm in Russia.
Zhenya set out to rescue the beautiful creature, speaking to Bored Panda, she said:
“Eventually, I learned that there was an opportunity to buy her out from a fur farm. She would have died there, so I decided to save the little fella.”
She named the Sabel Umora and it didn’t take long before the pair warmed to each other and began living life to the fullest.
“Umora has a difficult personality. Living in the fur farm really took a toll on her, so she’s quite emotional, sometimes even a bit hysterical.”
“Umora is also a really playful pet – she’s cheeky and likes to steal stuff. She’s very active and smart as well.”
“One has to go through a lot before they can start living with it comfortably,” she said.
“It requires a lot of time and patience. It might even take a couple of years for you to begin to fully enjoy your life with it.”
Sables are not often kept as pets and are usually found in burrows and riverbanks in dense forest areas.
Often found looking for prey in the twilight hours. although they can be seen in the day during their breeding season.
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