With a Grateful Prayer and a Thankful Heart: Critter

Wednesday, January 19, 2011


How can something so cute be such an annoyance?
Oh, don't look so surprised, chubby squirrel, that you've been caught helping yourself to
BIRD treats on the new bird feeder wreath.

I knew it was just a matter of time before you came along to gorge yourself as if at a buffet banquet.

I think you have eaten more than your share of the suet and oats!

You know, it isn't very nice to turn your back and ignore my banging on the window to shoo you away!

Go right a head... sample every bit there!

I'd call Mr McGregor on you, but he never had much luck keeping critters out of his place either.


Mildred said...

I'll admit squirrels are cute and so acrobatic. They sure can be gluttons though! Looks like Mr. Squirrel thinks you made the wreath just for him! Enjoy your day friend.

Deb said...

"Oh well, they have to eat too. I have the same problem here so I put food at the front for the squirrels and the back for the birds but they still show up. They sure are adorable though and your photos are fantastic. They always are. Hugs, Deb=^..^=x5

NanaDiana said...

Oh~ He is a cheeky little devil, for sure! Our squirrels seem to like the bird food better than their own too....and we cater to the crazy things. Looks like yours, like our own, is well fed!;>) Hugs-Diana

d~ said...

LOL...he is a chubby one isn't he. I think he's come back for more.
As always you capture him in action so well, close up and personal.

Sue said...

This is so cute, This morning I woke to my dh clapping his hands and yelling,.. jumping out of bed, I asked him who he was talking to and sure enough the squirrel that cleans our feeder out. Your photos are unbelievably beautiful. Enjoyed your Winter post s too

Grace on the Narrow Path said...

So cute!!! They are quite clever, aren't they?
Great pictures too!!! At least he let you get a few fanastic shots. LOL

Red Couch Recipes said...

He's so cute that I wouldn't mind him stealing some bird food. Those are the cutest shots and they made me laugh. Joni

Ms. Bake-it said...

What a cute post! Great photos and commentary on your adorable and chubby squirrel! My squirrels gorge themselves on the cat food at Kitty Kat Kafe and then go across the street to my neighbor's house where she set up a peanut station for them.

~ Tracy

Snap said...

Too funny! Chubby little rascal. The squirrels seem to be able to eat and eat and eat and eat and eat ........ Entertaining if nothing else!

Lady Farmer said...

Annoying ~ perhaps. But, oh, so adorable! And you have captured him so perfectly!

Susan said...

ha ha ha haha That was a cute post, LDH. Those doggone squirrels wreak havoc around here, too. Do you know what happened just the other day? I put a double batch of brownies, just out of the oven, out on the back porch to cool. It was one long pan! Would you believe, a short time later, when I went out to bring it back in, a freaking squirrel had gotten into my brownies.....a huge section of the pan was eaten. GRRRRRRR. I was so RIPPED. Susan

Life In a Little House said...

hehehe I watched a show once that was about squirrels and it showed one climbing into a vending machine to get a snickers bar lol!! Good luck with your new friend....they are cute though aren't they! Great pictures Love Heather

Corners of My Life said...

The critter may be annoying but your photos are stunning.

Ann said...

wonderful photos and they are fun to watch. I agree a nuisance though, the ones that come around here make such pigs of themselves. They clean the feeder out at an alarming rate.

Sarah-Jane - SiliconeMoulds.com said...

what beautiful photos. At least he gave you something in return since he stole the bird treats. Cheeky thing !

moreofhim said...

LOL - Oh, my!! That little guy is just gorging himself on all those delightful tidbits!! I'm sure he does feel like he's at a buffet!!

We don't have tree squirrels here - only ground ones - and I've only had one of those. Honestly, I'm thankful. I would hate to have to share the precious, expensive bird food with a little gluttonous squirrel!! :)

Thanks for the cute pictures! Gave me my giggle for the day!

God bless you - Julie

Carol said...

Gorgeous photo's, such great shots of that little guy! Pesky but so cute! From a distance :)

Mariette said...

Dearest LDH,

Oh we love animals too, used to feed the squirrels and even tamed one to come up the steps to the gazebo, into our veranda and kitchen for some treats of course. My Mom & Dad, visiting from the Netherlands could not believe their eyes for having breakfast with a mocking bird and a squirrel that I'd trained to come inside. Now we have cats so they no longer come that close but we still have many.
Aha, Scherenschnitte wird genannt hier also vieleicht sprichst du auch Deutsch?

Lieber Gruß,


Valerie@IntelligentExpressions said...

I photgaph squirrels all the time - because they are so abundant at my feeders. I wonder if the fight between "bird feeder" and "Squirrel" will ever end!

A Quiet, Gracious Life said...

This post made me smile....thank you. (o:


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