An orphaned deer that was taken from her adoptive family in the Laurentians will soon be allowed to return home.
Gabrielle Fallu, a spokesperson for Wildlife Minister Luc Blanchette, confirmed the news to CBC Friday morning.
The deer was adopted by Brigitte Thomas and her husband four years ago after its mother was killed in a car accident. They named the deer May for the month she was born.
A cryptic note was posted on a Facebook page that Thomas set up called “Save May” late Thursday.
“Just a little wink to tell you that my parents and I will give you some news when I’m back at the house. I promise.  May xox,” the note read.
Wildlife agents came to the family home Monday, acting on an anonymous tip, and seized the deer.  It’s illegal to keep wildlife as pets in Quebec.
In an earlier post Thursday, Thomas wrote that she had been working with Wildlife Ministry officials …