Picture editor Trudy Barry was left scratching her head when she returned home from work at 2.30am last month to find the nocturnal creature right at home in her locked third floor bedroom.
The 23-year-old, who lives in Hackney, east London, was so shocked she ran and hid in a housemate's bedroom before a friend filmed the animal as it sat nestled in her bedcovers. She said that she initially panicked when she saw the animal but after he got back into her house AGAIN just two days later and was relaxing in her living room.
Miss Barry now hopes he returns for a third time – so she can make him a PET.
Miss Barry said: "I opened my door and there was a fox in my bed. I screamed when I saw him. I locked the door and ran away and got my housemates to help me. The window is on the ground floor so he had to go up two flights of stairs to make it to my bedroom.
"I'm not sure how he got in my room because the door was shut and locked – but maybe he crawled underneath it. I wasn't sure what to do at first. It was a bit of a panic. My housemates thought it was hilarious and I hid in one of their bedrooms while they chased the fox out of the house.
"It was quite a funny moment – my friend even took a video. It's not what you expect when you come back from work. I had been out the night before so I was exhausted and looking forward to getting into bed. It wasn't really what I needed.
A woman finds a wild fox making himself comfortable on her bed
I opened my door and there was a fox in my bed. I screamed when I saw him
"Where we live quite a built up area so I'm not sure why he's picked our house, maybe my bed's just really comfy. I hope he comes back I'm getting quite fond of him. He's like a pet, but one I don't want to touch."
After finding the fox, Miss Barry – who lives in a house share – hid while her housemates chased him out of her room.
She then immediately changed her sheets, unsure of what germs and bacteria a wild animal could bring into her bedroom. But undeterred, their furry friend returned to the house just two days later and this time was found by Miss Barry's housemates in the living room.
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And Miss Barry said the fox – who apparently likes his creature comforts – was this time spotted trying to break into one of the property's other bedrooms.
Miss Barry said: "The fox came back and was caught on Saturday in the living room and apparently tried to get into my other housemate's bedroom – my housemate caught him trying to get in through the downstairs window.
"Both times when he came in he wasn't even scared. It's as if he was like a cat coming to nick food, but we don't even have that much food. I'm really not sure why he came back – we're all just young adults living together. It's not a cosy home.
"Every person I have shown the video to immediately asks me if I've cleaned my sheets. Of course I have, a wild animal was in my bed! My mum thought it was hilarious and wanted to show everybody. One friend started crying, he was so shocked, but most people have laughed."