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I Love Squirrels

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    Trixie And Dixie

    last week my co workers were on a call for an air conditioning not heating and their was a squirrel nest in it - they had no choice but to remove the nest with 2 babies in it - they called me in the office and asked if i wanted them and i couldnt say no - they are about 3 weeks...
    magen1792 magen1792 18-21, F Feb 13, 2012

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    I Live In a Squirrel House!

    When we found our house we had no idea it was already inhabited. Soon after moving in we discovered "Billy" Squirrel... he's the king of the yard (after my dog toast)... he'll sit there on his fat legs and wait next to me while I garden...as soon as i get up he digs it...
    RocknRose RocknRose 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    The Gift Of Lulu

    I foster for a local wildlife rehabber. I got a call from her Sunday night (August 15, 2010) to pick up some babies that were pretty dehydrated at the emergency clinic. I picked them up and all seemed fine. I had one about 6-7 weeks old (Lucy) and one about 4 weeks or just under...
    Lulu2010 Lulu2010 26-30 3 Responses Oct 10, 2010

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    WillygLounge WillygLounge 31-35, M Mar 29

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    This is my little friend.

    He knocks on my door looking for peanuts and takes them from my hand when I open the door. He is a funny little guy, full of antics. He always makes me laugh. :)
    peaces253 peaces253 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    My Squirrel's Name Was Splint

    As a child, I was walking on the sidewalk and saw what appeared to be a dead squirrel in the street.  I sadly approached him.  He wasn't crushed and looked like he was sleeping. I picked him up gently.  He opened his eyes and looked at me.  I realized he was...
    thinhotwire thinhotwire 51-55, F 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Harry Meets Sally

         It is 7:30 a.m. and Harry sits patiently in the flower beds waiting for the next visitor to arrive at the Green Owl restaurant.  As soon as a visitor starts to enter, when they put their hand on the door to open it, Harry darts in...
    aftermath aftermath 61-65, F 6 Responses Sep 30, 2008

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    Mission Impossible Squirrel

    I found this video on another site so I uploaded to Youtube and embedded it for you to enjoy. I wonder about the person who concocted the elaborate set up, but I have to admire persistance and success. My curiosity beckons for what new diversions will be will developed. We...
    Mehameha Mehameha 51-55, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2011

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    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 11 Responses Oct 12, 2008

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    New 'mommy' To Two Adorable Orphaned Baby Squirrels!

    About 2 and a half weeks ago i found two baby squirrels dead outside my home. it was heartbreaking. My kids and i buried them and as i was making tiny Popsicle crosses to put on their grave my kids ran inside yelling "mommy!! theres another one!" I proceeded to made the 3rd cross...
    sshoffner sshoffner 26-30 1 Response Sep 6, 2010

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    I Like Squirrels

    squirrels are cute.  what more can one say about them?
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Dec 26, 2011

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    Crazy

    SQuirrels areso freaking crazy.  The funniest thing i saw one do was go into my neighors garbage and take a whole slice of pizza and carry it away in it's mouth.  that pretty much made my day.       
    ADHDcrazy ADHDcrazy 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2010

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    Squirrel-watcher

    I love squirrels!  They are cute and have those bushy tails.    I do not see a problem with having squirrels come to my bird feeder.  They have to eat, too!  I put out plenty for everybody.    I used to go to a park where they would run...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 22, 2009

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    Squirrel Resuscitation

    On March 17th. of 2008 at age 60 I had my first encounter with a baby squirrel. I found a 10 day old Eastern Gray laying in a snow drift in my utility trailer. I'm a Registered Nurse with 36 years of Trauma Nursing experience. This hairless baby was dead. Slate blue, not...
    Squrrelman Squrrelman 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 28, 2011

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    The Squirrels Own Private Racetrack, Otherwise Known As "the Camel Tree With Two Humps"!

    I was watching three squirrels in Whittier today. They have their own private racetrack. It's a camel shaped tree, with two gigantic humps. As they scurried across its circumference, I realized they were having the time of  their lives. They were ...
    gypsygirly gypsygirly 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 28, 2010

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    Almost Tame!

    when i still lived with my mom and dad, i would sit all day outside, sipping on coffee and smoking.  there was this one squirrel that lost almost all of its fear of me, getting within touching distance on several occasions.  i often wished i knew how to understand "...
    SunnyKris SunnyKris 26-30, F Sep 30, 2007

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    My Little Buddies

    I have been watching the same squirrel grow and play in my yard for three years now. She comes up to me and is greeted with nuts and berries. To my family and I she is another pet. We do not hold her, but when we are outside she will come kinda close and spy on us and wait for us...
    lucknowholds7 lucknowholds7 31-35 Oct 12, 2010

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    Rescued

    I once rescued a  squirrel who was injured. I actually got to hold this beautiful little creature and was just enchanted. He (or she) was well in a couple of days and was released back into the wild where it belonged. I love watching sqirrels scurry about, or sit munching...
    Tylorian Tylorian 51-55, F 2 Responses Jul 28, 2007

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    How Could You Not Like Them?

    They're smart, they're intelligent, they're funny and cute! SQUIRRELS!
    Meccasa Meccasa 16-17, F Jul 20, 2012

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    Sarah Squirrel's Great Adventure

    I just found a really charming video for kids about a real squirrel who goes on a "great adventure". My two year old loves it! A friend bought it on Amazon and shared it with us. It's about a young squirrel who decides to explore outside her own little home in the forest, so...
    RJDharma RJDharma 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 7, 2011

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    :::::squirels:::::

    I love the way squirels play and run around,they are funny and always seem happy! They sometimes remember wer they bary there nuts n other stuf,they can also use there sence of smell to find there stuff !!!They are great tree climers and can find food anywere,if you leeve goodys...
    squirelbud squirelbud 13-15, M 4 Responses Dec 18, 2012

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    Why Are They Always On College Campuses?

    Because they are really, really smart. Smarter than the students.  i think of squirrels as faculty. 
    bricmpt bricmpt 36-40, M Jan 31, 2013

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    I Have 2 Baby Squirrels Any Advice?

    My little sister came home from work yesterday with 2 baby squirrels one is missing part of its back leg but I think it was born like that because it doesn't look like a wound and it doesn't act like its painful. anyway they are very cute and right now I am feeding them puppy...
    unicornsNsparkles unicornsNsparkles 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 25, 2012

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    Save Squirrels.............. !!!!!

    Re posting it on special request.....It is estimated that millions of trees in the world are accidentally planted by squirrels who bury nuts and then forget where they hid them!.....if u are lazy then atleast save squirrels......
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    Squirrels <3

    they are adorable ^.^ and very smart for their brain size lol. i would want one as a pet in the future but im not sure whether it is legal or not for me to keep one... 
    EmilineSorine EmilineSorine 18-21, F 12 Responses May 31, 2011

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    One Time I Saw a Squirrel Drinking Out of a Puddle.

    As I watched it, him, her drink from the puddle I had a flash go through my mind screaming "Don't you know how disgusting that is!!!?!???" No. They don't. They're squirrels.
    cloudsinmycoffee cloudsinmycoffee 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 5, 2008

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    Incredible Slow Motion Video of Jumping Squirrel

    This slow motion video is amazing.  ( It was taken in my backyard. ) Notice how the squirrel appears to propel itself through the air by tail rotation.  http://vimeo.com/6746847
    roofer1 roofer1 56-60 1 Response Oct 5, 2009

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    Interesting Behavior-florida

    I have a friend who saved and raised a grey squirrel here in Central Fl. Last weekend I was in Tampa and after returning sent the following observation to him. Perhaps this will be of interest to other squirrel lovers.     Susan and I were in Tampa last weekend and...
    Hughman Hughman 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 2, 2009

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    Cutie Pie

    I had sex with a squirel........I   was drunk....It was the best peice of tail I ever had...
    SQUIRRELLOVER69 SQUIRRELLOVER69 66-70 Jan 21, 2011

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    Best Pets Ever- My 2 Squirrels

    I have 2 boys- one is 2 yrs old, one is a few months. Really, they are awesome pets. Extremely social and lovable, to the point of demanding attention, being jealous over family members, taking my hand to make me pet them. And very smart, the older one can open cages from the...
    Squirrelmommy Squirrelmommy 36-40 1 Response Jun 1, 2011

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    It's Obvious.......

    They are so cute & cuddly and squirrels get up to so much.........much more than people think............
    sparklingdiamonds sparklingdiamonds 31-35, F 5 Responses Jun 26, 2012

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    From Black to Red Fox

    I grew up in Toronto where most squirrels are the big fluffy-tailed black ones. In 1983, I moved to Los Angeles where the only squirrels are the red-fox tummied grey ones with the really sparse tails.  People here don't believe me that black squirrels even exist.  Last...
    nevermore123 nevermore123 36-40 3 Responses Oct 19, 2008

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    ::number::7::

    Heres wat I found out about squirels,The discover magazine and the planet animals magazine(( i think thats wat ther called)) and sevral animal experts hav clasified squirels as the SEVENTH SMARTEST animal on earth!! Just google top 10 smartest animals,and you will see for...
    squirelbud squirelbud 13-15, M 3 Responses Dec 21, 2012

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    The Skippy High

    Where I live people separate their trash for recycling. Plastic and Metal in a open bin, paper in a large closed bin. Recently a neighbor recycled their Skippy peanut butter jar in the open bin. Apparently a raccoon or other animal with sharp claws fished it out of the bin and...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 2 Responses Jan 22, 2010

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    Used To Have A Pet Squirrel

    Not so much a pet, but a rescued young squirrel. I called him 'Skillet' while I was caring for him. I had him for about a week, and once he recovered I gave him to my girlfriend's mom, who had actually raised a few of them. Crazy family. Anyway, I miss him. And to this day I...
    hailtothethief hailtothethief 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 20, 2010

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    They Are So Cute..

    When I was in England with school we went to this park like twice a day and there were so many squirrels.. they were all so cute as they ran up and down the trees.. I could even take some photos of them...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 27, 2007

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    Re:aww Cute Squirrels

    Squirrels are cute. I can see them out side on the deck sometimes.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F 5 Responses Apr 22, 2008

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    My Squibs

    i came home from work one day to find my son at the door with two baby squirrels running up his leg. I asked my son where they had come from and he went on to tell me that they were running about over the park, they were too young to be out i had never seen a squirrel so small...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 15 Responses Mar 22, 2009

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    Sarah...

    Maybe it's lame, but simply put... I love Squirrels and Squirrels love me. Perhaps it was the bucolic setting of living on Long Island, where my childhood home sat on almost an acre, as well as, having acres of woods behind the property.   My childhood was spent picking wild...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 41-45, F Mar 5, 2011

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    A Hitchhiking Sand Colored Squirrel Hitches A Ride To Hermosa Beach.

    I felt something by my leg, as a chinese girl bent down and looked like she had gone mental. A squirrel was next to my leg,which was dangling out of the car..She tried to give it water, but I know it was hungry. I found a small piece of  fiber bar, and I threw it at him...
    gypsygirly gypsygirly 26-30, F 6 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    A Squirrel Made Me Greatful

    IN THE MORNING I LOOKED OUT MY BEDROOM WINDOW. I SAW A SQUIRREL PUTTERING AROUND A TREE GATHERING NUTS. THE SQUIRREL WAS SO CHEERFUL. LOOKING AT THE SQUIRREL MADE ME GREATFUL .EVERY MORNING I GO FOR A WALK. THE OTHER DAY...
    gypsygirly gypsygirly 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Please Help!

    I LOVE squirrels and have Baby, my 5 year old grey. She is the love of my life. When searching the internet on how to properly care for her, I came across Karen Clark. She is a remarkable woman, who has spent the last 12 years of her life rescuing and saving squirrels. Please...
    gammasgirl gammasgirl 51-55 Mar 3, 2011

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