in

Woman Rescues Sable From Becoming Someone’s Coat And Decides To Give It A Loving Home

One day, Zhenya was browsing the internet when she came across a picture of a wild sable, and instantly fell in love

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

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.

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

Zhenya set out to rescue the beautiful creature, speaking to Bored Panda, she said:

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

“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.”

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

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.

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

“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.”

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

“Umora is also a really playful pet – she’s cheeky and likes to steal stuff. She’s very active and smart as well.”

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

Zhenya worked really hard to be able to keep her exotic pet, and would even advise against keeping one as a pet.

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

“One has to go through a lot before they can start living with it comfortably,” she said.

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

“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.”

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

Sables are not often kept as pets and are usually found in burrows and riverbanks in dense forest areas.

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

Often found looking for prey in the twilight hours. although they can be seen in the day during their breeding season.

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

To see more of the beautiful critter, follow russian_sable

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild
Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild
Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

Woman Rescues This Sable From Becoming Someone's Coat, Decides To Keep Her As A Pet Since She's Not Fit To Live In The Wild

RELATED: Puma Rescued From A Zoo Can’t Be Released Into The Wild, Lives As A Spoiled House Cat

Written by Joe Kahlo