Darqstar (darqstar) wrote,
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As I am the owner of a dork cat...

...I also seem to have befriended a dork squirrel.

Special Ed, the squirrel with no tail was back at the park this morning when I was walking, which prompted much glee from me, although I quietly contained it, because I didn't want to frighten him. But, I was so afraid something got to him and he was in squirrel heaven. Instead, it seems he just took a vacation.

My hopes were that he went to some form of squirrel physical therapy, because as far as squirrels go, he's not the most graceful of the lot.

But, I saw him, my eyes lit up, and I went to sneak over to a tree to leave some peanuts for him.

He saw me, and ran, as he usually does, up a tree. This is our usual routeen. He must think I'm a lunatic, he runs off, and I leave him peanuts. "What is with this weird lady?"

Well, today I realized that while he is rather cute and rat like, sans tail, he's also a dork.

He fell out of the tree.

Yes, that's right, he fell out of the tree.

Hit the grass. Laid there for a moment like, "Wow, how weird... once I was up, now I'm down on the ground. This gravity stuff bites the big one."

I froze.

He flipped around, saw me again and ran off.

This time, he ran into the tree.

Clearly I bring out the dork in this poor fellow. I should leave him alone before he seriously hurts himself.
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