Edward Tate rescued the hen Mabel after a horse injured her foot. By keeping Mabel inside his home, she stays warmer. When Tate's dog Nettle had a litter of puppies, Mabel noticed that the new mother abandoned her newborns and immediately started prowling the yard. Mabel, in response, flocked to the puppies and adopted them. Goes to show you that rescuing one animal can benefit others.