Gin Rummy is an adorable wee chap – a lamb of around two weeks of age. He recently came into our care, kindness and office space after having been found in the darkness of the night. Found as he was by the spotlight of human kindness, all alone and wanting in a place little lambs never should be.
Whilst initially lacklustre and shy, all that has melted away with the warmth of sweet-tasting formula, a cheeky little buddy and a kindly lap on which to sit. And as each new day greets little Gin Rummy, it could be said that he turns to it with a new hoof.
Although truth be told, that dear little hoof is just as it was before sanctuary found him. The only difference now is Gin Rummy has both fortuitously and unwittingly exchanged the hand in life he had been dealt from that of food animal to friend.
And it is those words alone that reveal far, far more about we humans than it does about little lambs.