Let N/a’an ku se help you out, adopt mum an animal who has no choice but to spend their life in captivity, lots of food & maybe vets bills. Of course my choice would be Shrinky, your mum might prefer Beetlejuice the ever so cute polecat or Misty the springy caracal
Or maybe mum would prefer to correspond with one of The Clever Cubs children, help them to have an education !!
The great thing about this is that Mum could actually meet the animal you adopt for her if she were to volunteer or take a lodge holiday – HOW AMAZING IS THAT !!