Vixey (often misspelled as Vixie) is a vixen from Disney's 1981 feature film The Fox and the Hound. She with whom Tod falls in love with after being released into the wild. She is much more used to the forest, so it makes sense that she is a step ahead of Tod. When she says, "I think six would be just right," it seems to imply that she is talking about the number of kids she would like to have, but Tod is confused and has no idea what she is talking about. She is voiced by Sandy Duncan. She was also animated by an uncredited Tim Burton.
The vengeful Slade and Copper trespass into the preserve and hunt the two foxes. He sets up the leg-hold traps and hides them with leaves. Tod's foot uncovers one, and as Amos gets ready to shoot, a bolt comes unloose, causing Tod to steep backward. Tod narawly escapes the traps, running as fast as he can whilst Amos's gunshots ring out, and Copper and Slade chase Tod and Vixey. Tod tells Vixey to head for the burrow under which they slept the previous night, and climbs a rock, ready to attack Copper. As Copper approaches, Tod jumps from the ledge, growling and snarling with rage at his ex-friend. Copper tries to bite Tod, but Tod bites Copper first. Copper chases Tod into the burrow, and Tod and Vixey attempt to exit out the other end. They then flee once again at the sight of Amos and his gun. Amos takes a match and some straw and burns it, flaming the end of the burrow with his hat, and approaches the other side with Copper, ready to shoot the two foxes. Tod tells Vixey that this is their only chance, and he and Vixey flee the back end without getting flamed, putting Amos into pure shock. Tod and Vixey run over the mountain as Copper and Slade chase them all the way to the top.
In the very last scene of the film, Tod is seen sitting on a cliff with Vixey, watching his friend Copper from afar.
- She is named after a vixen which is a female fox.
- She is the only female fox who had a name. Tod's mother was never given a name in the film.
- Tim Burton had difficulty animating a 'cute' character such as Vixey, so he only animated Vixey from distances.
- Vixey is actually a modified Maid Marian, with her design altered so that she resembles a normal fox.
|The Fox and the Hound|
Characters: Tod | Copper | Big Mama | Dinky & Boomer | Squeaks | Widow Tweed | Amos Slade | Abigail | Chief | Mr. Digger | Porcupine | Vixey | Tod's mother | Bear | Cash | Dixie | Waylon and Floyd | Granny Rose