Deer-obsessed mum who died two days after her daughter organised a magical visit with a real-life Bambi is given a special coffin at her funeral
- Daughter shared how she surprised her ill mother with a visit from a deer fawn
- Lisa McDonald said her mother had been obsessed with Bambi her whole life
- She arranged the surprise visit with a couple who owned a mobile petting farm
- The couple drove two and a half hours so the woman could meet their deer fawn
- On February 15, two days after the meeting, her mother died at home
- Lisa has shared the beautiful Bambi-adorned coffin her mother was laid to rest in
An Australian woman who posted a heart-warming video of her Bambi-obsessed mother getting a visit from a real-life deer fawn before she died, has shared the beautiful coffin she was laid to rest in.
In an updated post to popular Facebook group The Kindness Pandemic Lisa McDonald, from Melbourne, shared a photo of the coffin decorated with an image of her mother’s favourite character, Bambi, who she had loved her whole life.
Lisa also thanked the group members for their kind words and love after her mother’s story touched thousands of hearts.
An Australian woman, who’s video of her Bambi-obsessed mother meeting a real-life deer fawn while in palliative care went viral, shares an image of the special coffin (pictured) her mum was laid to rest in.
Previously, Lisa had posted a video of the moment she surprised her mother with a visit from an adorable fawn while she was in palliative care, which quickly went viral.
Lisa and her sister had been caring for their sick mother hcame up with the idea for a real-life Bambi to pay a visit to her on February 13.
She said she found a couple, Simone and Chris, who owned a mobile petting farm and they travelled two and a half hours with their fawn, coincidentally called Bambi, to surprise the woman.
Previously, Lisa shared a video of the touching moment she surprised her ill mother with a visit from a real-life Bambi
In a post to popular Facebook group, The Kindness Pandemic, Lisa said she and her sister had been caring for their sick mother who had loved deer her whole life and came up with the idea for a deer fawn to pay visit her
Lisa shared a tear-jerking video of the moment her mother met Bambi and instantly became besotted.
‘She has Bambi statues everywhere, she is wearing a Bambi T-shirt in her bed and will be cremated in one too,’ Lisa wrote.
‘My sister and I and the rest of the family that are supporting us are also wearing Bambi T-shirts… we are calling them our nursing uniforms.’
She sent Simone and Chris a message on Facebook after finding their business and arranged to bring Bambi the following day.
‘However unfortunately mum deteriorated quickly today and Simone and Chris didn’t hesitate… they drove two and a half hours to bring Bambi to meet mum,’ Lisa said.
‘Out of pure love and kindness. I cannot thank them enough for what they have done for my mum and my family.’
In the video Chris explained Bambi’s mother couldn’t look after the fawn so the couple hand raised her.
Lisa shared a tear-jerking video of the moment her mother met the fawn, who was coincidentally named Bambi, and instantly became besotted
Lisa lost her mother just two days after the video of the pair meeting a real-life Bambi for the first time went viral.
In an updated post Lisa said she ‘wanted to say thank you’ for the beautiful wishes she had received since posting the adorable video, and that it meant so much to her family.
‘Mum passed away peacefully and surrounded by love on Tuesday February 15 at 2:45 am,’ she wrote.