Unsure if the kitten had been orphaned, or if his mother was still somewhere close by, Patry decided the best thing to do was to let him be and continue on his way — but the baby lynx never left his mind.
The next day, Patry returned to the spot, just in case. The lynx was there like before, but this time he was crying out. His mother, sadly, was still nowhere in sight.
Fearing the helpless baby wouldn't make it on his own, Patry chose to help.