Massimo Vacchetta, an Italian veterinarian focusing on huge animals, is lately divorced and feeling heartbroken and depressed—until the day that somebody brings an orphaned child hedgehog into his medical institution. because the tiny hedgehog cries and whimpers, Massimo instantly is familiar with the level of the animal’s vulnerability and isolation. spotting her helplessness and desperation in himself, he connects along with her in a manner he’s by no means hooked up with the other animal.
In taking good care of this hedgehog, Massimo uncovers her shiny character, and rediscovers his personal. quickly, one other unwell hedgehog lands in his lap. after which one other. As humans start to search him out to heal and deal with their injured or orphaned animals, Massimo eventually discovers his life’s project.
As different in poor health hedgies are healed and published, Massimo keeps to dote on Ninna like a baby, consistently fretting approximately her future health and happiness, being concerned approximately her in a fashion he’s by no means cared approximately a person or anything. however the cage that after stored her secure quickly turns into a jail, and up to it breaks Massimo's middle to enable her pass, he is familiar with she longs to be unfastened.
Through this life-affirming tale of a guy and his hedgehog, we research that no love is simply too nice and no creature is just too small.
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