Thursday, February 15, 2007
Squirrels’ eye view
Face it: Squirrels are adorable in any kind of weather. I-Reporter James Christie of Kokomo, Indiana, confirms this.

He first captured our hearts with a photo of a squirrel sprawled out during a summer heat wave at the beginning of August. The sight of this wiped-out critter lazily sitting a tree branch pretty much summed up the way a lot of people were feeling. Things got a little more interesting when a photo arrived from Christie on November 19, showing a squirrel begging for an early Thanksgiving treat at his window.

“I opened the window and laid some pecans out for her and she seemed to be very thankful,” he wrote.

And now that winter has arrived, yet another image of a squirrel has appeared out of the blue, this time showing one of his furry friends out in the middle of the snow, nibbling on a small piece of food. Christie says the poor creature ventured out into the wintry weather just to get a meal.

It doesn't get much more adorable than this. To read more about the snowy squirrel and see more cold-weather photos, visit our photo gallery.
Well I, for one, am grateful for these pictures of "Skippy The Squirrel." She's a welcomed respite from the rest of the news, i.e., the dreadful war, the overly-sensationalized death of an otherwise, sorrowful and perenial victim of a woman, and the entertainment-hyped Brat Pack news du jour.

Thanks and MORE!
Squirrels are nasty dirty RODENTS!
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