He was told to euthanize the two bear cubs, and as an animal lover, he could not bring himself to do so.
So he went against his superior’s orders and followed his heart instead. He knew that killing these innocent and confused bear cubs would be a cruel act. So he took them to a rehabilitation facility where they would be cared for and looked after.
When his superiors got word of what he’d done, Casavant was promptly suspended without pay. He wasn’t necessarily surprised by the action, but it came as a blow to him. He knew he’d done the right thing, but the cost he paid was heavy.