It is only appropriate that adorable images of Audrey Hepburn and her deer have surfaced in time for diehard fans to celebrate her birthday with. An animal worthy of her own grace and femininity, it might seem like an odd pet at first, but it is completely fitting for her. Named Pippin, it is clear from the black and white images that have surfaced over the Internet that she was a beloved part of Hepburn's family.
It appears that Audrey Hepburn and her deer were destined to be together. According to AnOther Magazine, the animal trainer on the set her 1959 film Green Mansions, directed by then-husband Mel Ferrer, suggested she take her baby deer co-star home with her so that it learned to follow her. They had been inseparable since then.