updated 10/03/2011 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/04/2011 AT 9:00 AM ET
Leaving Dancing with the Stars last week was a big disappointment for Elisabetta Canalis, but this week, she’s taking a different cause under her wing.
The Italian TV personality and a friend helped rescue an injured pigeon over the weekend. “@ChoMatic just found a pigeon in the middle of the street,” she Tweeted. “A cat bited him … I’m going to see a vet later to know if he is ok and if he can fly away.”
By Sunday, Canalis reported that the bird was recovering well with help from a vet at Wildlife Care of Ventura County in California.
“Igor looks better today! He wishes you guys good morning,” she wrote, sharing a picture of herself holding the bird.
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