Dennie Dolan Downham fox attack: Family has moved from Dagonet Road home

Dennie Dolan pictured after his operation at Evelina Children’s Hospital

Dennie Dolan pictured after his operation at Evelina Children’s Hospital

First published in Bromley News Shopper: Photograph of the Author by , Chief Reporter

THE family of baby Dennie Dolan who had his finger bitten off by a fox has moved out of the home where it happened.

They were found a new property by their housing association Phoenix Community Housing after Dennie’s mum Hayley Cawley said she would never go back to the house in Dagonet Road.

She did not want to relive the memories of how she saw a fox trying to drag her youngest child out of the home.

In interviews last week she said it had Dennie’s left hand in its jaws and his head was covered in blood and it was running down his cheeks.

The 28-year-old kept hitting the fox until it let go of her son.

Dennie had to undergo a lengthy operation to have his finger reattached and needed stitches to his cheek.

The exact location of their new home is not known but it is believed to still be in Downham.

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8:55am Tue 19 Feb 13

cookster says...

In first!
In first! cookster
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11:23am Tue 19 Feb 13

jaded1 says...

Will it be a fox-free part of Downham? Or just a slightly bigger house?
Will it be a fox-free part of Downham? Or just a slightly bigger house? jaded1
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11:30am Tue 19 Feb 13

Gypo.Joe says...

Don't you just love it when a plan comes together.
Don't you just love it when a plan comes together. Gypo.Joe
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11:37am Tue 19 Feb 13

cookster says...

Downham? Wear the fox hat!
Downham? Wear the fox hat! cookster
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12:53pm Tue 19 Feb 13

Inspirationalady28 says...

“You become responsible forever for what you have tamed.” said the fox...
“You become responsible forever for what you have tamed.” said the fox... Inspirationalady28
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8:22am Wed 20 Feb 13

paulbexleyheath says...

cookster says...
11:37am Tue 19 Feb 13

Downham? Wear the fox hat!

lol... funny
cookster says... 11:37am Tue 19 Feb 13 Downham? Wear the fox hat! lol... funny paulbexleyheath
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4:21pm Tue 26 Feb 13

cherithporter says...

Poor baby
Poor baby cherithporter
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