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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 01, 2008 3:29 pm

In exchange for some sunflower seed & peanuts they give us hours of entertainment!
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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 01, 2008 3:31 pm

the rest...
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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 01, 2008 9:56 pm

busted!
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Postby petal*pusher » Jan 02, 2008 4:51 pm

Love your pics! I caught 2 in my feeders the other morning. I tapped on the bathroom window...then had to laugh at the broad jumps each one took to push themselves away from the feeders.

I wonder what my neighbor thought about ME standing inside at the window with my elbow on the sill...waving my hand and wrist back and forth imitating the actions of those two rascals who were in the nearby tree "flicking" those big bushy tails in my direction!! :lol:

It sure irritated 'em...and made me laugh right outloud!......p :wink:
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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 02, 2008 7:00 pm

I can't imagine a day without them!! :P
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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 02, 2008 7:03 pm

I had these on another thread but just had to add them here!
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Postby LucyGoose » Jan 02, 2008 8:34 pm

Cute pictures!! I love/hate those buggers! :lol: I have a small yard so they get what the birds drop.....if I had a bigger one, I think I'd be tempted to feed them.....I think Coot when I see them!

Thanks for sharing!! :D
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Postby Lionitus » Jan 03, 2008 9:50 pm

I've always liked squirrels. Would you believe I have none? We've lived here almost three years now and I've seen one or two a couple times. At the rate I feed our birds you'd think I'd have hundreds of squirrels. We live in the country and are surrounded by crop fields, however, just behind us, not a half acre away is a big woods filled with acorn trees. To get to my feeder they'd have to leave their woods and come across open ground. Maybe that's why they don't bother.

I love your pictures. They are stinkers, huh?

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Postby Spider » Jan 03, 2008 10:11 pm

I'll send you mine! I have a family living in the attic above my bed. They wake up energetically every AM about 4-5. Sometimes they fall down into the walls right behind my pillows and get stuck. 10 minutes of scrambling (this was at 3 AM) with small crys and he got himself out. We've called the Apt office several times and the dweeb they send out won't aknowlege the fact that I've watched them enter and exit the hole where the security light wires enter the building. He plugged a different spot. :roll: They have set traps but I don't think they caught anything. The squirrels enjoy my potting soil too. :evil:
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Postby Lionitus » Jan 03, 2008 10:19 pm

Spider, yikes! I sure hope you can get the apt. manager/maintenance to do something. That's certainly not the way I want squirrels. Sorry you're suffering through that.

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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 03, 2008 11:05 pm

Lion, thanks! I hope they(pics) make people smile a little!

Spider, I feel for you! I would NOT want them in my house for sure! I draw the line at critters coming in MY house! :lol:
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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 04, 2008 6:40 pm

More acrobatic work!
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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 04, 2008 6:45 pm

This little one hasn't learned the fine art of jumping into the birdfeeders yet! He is soo happy with the piece of apple found on the ground.
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heres Jumper

Postby dragonfly 64 » Jan 14, 2008 9:56 pm

I love the squirrels. This is "Jumper" BEV
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Postby nanny_56 » Jan 15, 2008 7:48 am

Jumper seems to be very well behaved! We have named 2 of ours We have 'Fat Eddy' & 'Gray Bob'.
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Postby Ginger » Jan 15, 2008 3:55 pm

Umm, I am not sure but I think "Bev" is a boy :o

Cute pics everyone/. My squirrels were a bit confused after the ice storm. Many of their usual "trail" branches used to jump from tree to tree are gone now, and they were not sure where to go. Lots of grumbling going on the first few days they came out after the ice melted :lol: :lol:

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Postby Ginger » Jan 15, 2008 3:58 pm

Oh good grief. I just read this again and realized the squirrel is "Jumper" and "Bev" was the signiture :oops:
I am so dump sometimes! Please excuse, and ignore my post :lol: :lol:

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Postby wishiwere » Jan 16, 2008 6:54 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol: @ Ginger! You're too funny!

But I did noticed he was such also :D
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Postby Ginger » Jan 17, 2008 11:52 am

And to top it off, I mis-spelled dumb! I said dump :lol: :lol:

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Postby LucyGoose » Jan 17, 2008 12:28 pm

:lol: :lol: Ginger!! :lol: :lol:
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