Saturday, January 9, 2010

Toby the Squirrel!


I'm usually able to leave my garbage out on the balcony in the winter but the other day I noticed that the bags had been chewed! I decided to have a mini steak-out and did all my blogging on Friday morning in front of the balcony door. Around noon a little squirrel came hopping along and was shivering in the snow sniffing around for food. Well this broke my heart and I immediately went out to buy a big bag of peanuts. Now he comes every morning while I have my coffee and we have breakfast together.

I caught him on camera yesterday morning. Sorry about the quality, I'm shooting through the screen.

I was thinking maybe to leave a little box and blankets out on the balcony for him because I think he's just dug a trench for himself in the snow on the balcony. I don't know if he'll last the winter living in the snow.

I've decided to same him Toby. Just seems like a Toby hahaha.

Here's a video as well, I got a little carried away so its just a tad long :D
video

5 comments:

  1. Toby is a cutie. It's very kind of you to buy him some peanuts and put out a box with blankets for him.

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  2. Aww sweet. It's very kind of you to feed him during this weather. Most people only think about the birds.

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  3. Aww breakfast together! How sweet! Now is it just me or am I the only one in the blogosphere that hasnt seen a black squirrel!! I always see grey ones....and they are much smaller....whats up with that

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  4. I'm pretty sure that black squirrels are native to Canada, particularly Ontario and Quebec. So you're probably not the only one! We don't have gray squirrels here, just brown and black. I think I've only seen a gray one twice!

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  5. How nice of you to take care of the squirrels!

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