She tweeted: “Sadly the little lamb died during the night. You win some, you lose some but you never stop trying.”
The Yorkshire shepherdess was swiftly inundated with messages.
Jess penned: “Agreed, and just think of all the animals you have saved – unfortunately sometimes you can’t save them all.”
Janet McDowell replied: “I am sure you did all you could, it wouldn’t have had any better nurse’s looking after it.”