“It’s a Tough World out There”

The Roses and Thorns of Life

My new “patient” at the squirrel house is this little one…….he is missing part of his tail, it is bloodied on the underside.   Perhaps a close encounter with a cat; perhaps someone sought to trap him and he escaped by the hairs of his chinney chin tail………P1190736

It’s tough to have a disabled tail; squirrels use them for all their arboreal gymnastics.  I will care for him as long as he wants to hang around…..though not much hanging from that little tail, I’m afraid………..:-(

Poor little fellow……it is a tough world out there.   Where you feed them every day, you notice the injured ones.   You notice when they don’t show up anymore, and you worry and wonder…………

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