“Thursday is National Squirrel Appreciation Day,” I told my husband after reading it in Evil Squirrel’s Nest’s Saturday Squirrel post. “Every day is Squirrel Appreciation Day around here,” Don muttered as he glanced out the window, where there was probably at least one squirrel waiting for food. He calls squirrel feeding my addiction. It kind of is,… Continue reading It’s a Squirrely Kind of Love
I heard some squeaking and scuffling and then the sound of seeds raining down on the deck. I looked out the back door and saw my swing feeder hanging crooked. The culprits were nowhere in sight. The next time I looked out, Shorty was sitting in the feeder, chowing down like everything was normal. I’ve… Continue reading Going Downhill!
“Trick or treat?” is essentially what this little squirrel is saying as it stares in my sliding glass door. That’s my agreement with the squirrels: I give them treats and they don’t get up to too many naughty tricks in my yard. We’re still negotiating some of the details. For example, I say getting into… Continue reading Trick or Treat?
For this week’s Fun Foto Challenge, Cee asks us to share photos of the things that visually delight us. While there are many things I could share, I decided to go with one of the sights that delights me on a regular basis: the little faces of my squirrel friends. Some of these photos are old… Continue reading Little Faces
Short tail – check. Performing adorable antics to beg for food – check. But was it Shorty? I wasn’t sure! The squirrel in front of me looked so small. And red. I put some food out and watched through my camera. The tail was definitely shorter but it looked a little different from the… Continue reading Shorty, is that you?
I know it’s not nice to play favorites, but I can’t help it. I have a favorite squirrel. His name is Shorty. He’s friendly, adorable and utterly irresistible. I named him Shorty because somehow he lost the end of his tail, making it a little shorter than normal, but not so short that Bob seemed… Continue reading Playing Favorites