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Post by dori1333 on Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:26 pm

Laughing  Exactly! Now What??? Good one Mama!

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Post by dori1333 on Mon Jan 18, 2016 11:36 pm


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Re: ANIMAL ANTICS!

Post by Oakma on Tue Jan 19, 2016 8:03 am

I know lots of people finds they are pests but I find squirrels entertaining.

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Post by moo2meow on Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:40 pm

I think squirrels are both entertaining and very funny. Used to feed them at a place I once lived. Haven't seen any where I'm at now.   Darn



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Post by dori1333 on Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:43 pm

I had one last year that would jump up and look in my window to tell me to throw out his peanuts! He was sooo cute!, this year their not that smart ,I couldn't get close to any of them! I really miss him !

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Post by dori1333 on Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:47 pm

Oakma wrote:I know lots of people finds they are pests but I find squirrels entertaining.
  Me too Oakma,I love to watch them up on the wires ,they amaze me and I think they are cute! I know most people don't care for them!

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Post by MPchimesin on Wed Jan 20, 2016 9:18 am

Me too.....I named her Sally Mae squirrel, I even had her eating out of my hand along with a blue Jay that would knock on my window looking for his peanuts.

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Post by dori1333 on Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:16 am

Isn't that the greatest thing !  Yay!

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Post by MamaSquirrel on Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:41 am

I recently found that one of our squirrels is building her nest. I saw her tugging on 
the frayed end of the big braided rope that someone wrapped around the base of 
the oak tree. She almost gave herself a case of whip-lash trying to gather some of
the soft fibers. I finished my cigarette, went in the house, grabbed a small ball of 
super soft yarn and headed back outside. She had gone back to her nest so she 
didn't see me do what I did. I unrolled the yarn, wrapped it loosely around my hand
and when I ran out of yarn, I cut one section of the repeated loop, to create a handful
of 8 or 9 inch threads. I piled those up at the base of the tree, plus cut most of the 
fluff from the rope that she had been working on, and piled that up next to the yarn.
The next morning when I came back outside, both piles were gone. I saw her right as 
she was making her way into the nest with a mouthful of blue yarn. So I left her another
pile yesterday too. She has used about half of that so far.She's going to have a comfortable nest for her next litter.

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Post by MPchimesin on Wed Jan 20, 2016 3:31 pm

Ahh ....you truly are the Mama Squirrel helping out a fellow about to be Mama Squirrel

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Post by MamaSquirrel on Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:34 pm


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Re: ANIMAL ANTICS!

Post by dori1333 on Wed Jan 20, 2016 4:57 pm

Precious!  So funny ,Mama!  Thanks for the laugh!

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Post by MamaSquirrel on Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:16 pm

Was it something I said?   Giggle

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Post by moo2meow on Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:19 pm

MamaSquirrel wrote:I recently found that one of our squirrels is building her nest. I saw her tugging on 
the frayed end of the big braided rope that someone wrapped around the base of 
the oak tree. She almost gave herself a case of whip-lash trying to gather some of
the soft fibers. I finished my cigarette, went in the house, grabbed a small ball of 
super soft yarn and headed back outside. She had gone back to her nest so she 
didn't see me do what I did. I unrolled the yarn, wrapped it loosely around my hand
and when I ran out of yarn, I cut one section of the repeated loop, to create a handful
of 8 or 9 inch threads. I piled those up at the base of the tree, plus cut most of the 
fluff from the rope that she had been working on, and piled that up next to the yarn.
The next morning when I came back outside, both piles were gone. I saw her right as 
she was making her way into the nest with a mouthful of blue yarn. So I left her another
pile yesterday too. She has used about half of that so far.She's going to have a comfortable nest for her next litter.

I saved my dryer lint for them. Birds loved it as well. Try that next time. She may like it

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Re: ANIMAL ANTICS!

Post by MamaSquirrel on Wed Jan 20, 2016 11:12 pm

Moo, we always save our dryer lint, but I never thought to give it to birds or 
squirrels, great idea. Thanks. I have left hair clippings outside for them. They
use that for the binder to make the twigs stay together more than for comfort
but I find it fascinating all the same.

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Post by moo2meow on Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:07 am


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Post by MPchimesin on Thu Jan 21, 2016 8:12 am


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Re: ANIMAL ANTICS!

Post by MamaSquirrel on Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:42 pm

Apparently, today is Squirrel appreciation day, so my daughter sent me this lovely compilation of 20 whimsical squirrel pictures as a gift. I am sharing them with you.

http://www.boredpanda.com/cute-squirrel-photography/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=link&utm_campaign=BPFacebook

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Post by MPchimesin on Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:31 pm

So cute MS.....hope you enjoy Squirrel appreciation day.

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Post by moo2meow on Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:00 pm

So tiny. But so cute


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Post by moo2meow on Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:06 pm


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Post by MamaSquirrel on Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:22 pm

very good stuff Moo.

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Post by dori1333 on Sun Jan 24, 2016 6:24 am


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Post by MamaSquirrel on Sun Jan 24, 2016 2:41 pm

Awwwww, a dog pile with a cat cap. How sweet is that?

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Re: ANIMAL ANTICS!

Post by moo2meow on Sun Jan 24, 2016 3:55 pm


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