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07 September 2010 @ 01:35 am
when i met scruffy  

I couldn't resist jumping ahead of 300 peektures to post a few squirrel ones first. :)

So, he told me there were lots of squirrels in Central Park. I couldn't wait to meet them!

The first time I touched a squirrel nose, I was so happy! I never thought I would ever get to touch a squirrel! I couldn't stop smiling all night.

The next day, we brought yummy offerings...

And they came right up to my hand!

Some were shy, and some were really friendly. :)

Then, I met Scruffy.

She is the best squirrel ever. :)

She may not have the prettiest coat of fur, having been wounded I guess by predators, but she was the sweetest little thing. :)

She ate out of my hand every time. :) Sometimes I could feel her furry little chin.

I also met Punky, a sweet little momma Douglas Squirrel, whom I thought was a chipmunk.

She was lovely as well :)

But Scruffy had already won a place in my heart...

I wonder if she would ever get her fur coat back. :(

Happy as a lark to meet the park residents! :)

These are the tip of the iceberg. A million squirrel peektures, I have. <3<3<3

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JVdrag0nette on September 7th, 2010 07:53 am (UTC)
I hope so! But hers are from wounds so it's scar tissue underneath. Would fur grow over those?
.::Perfectly Imperfect::.i_believe on September 8th, 2010 12:53 am (UTC)
Hmmm, my chin one was cos of infection, but he had a cut previously and fur grew back over that patch. I think if the skin is not too damaged, it should grow back.

*cross fingers*
JVdrag0nette on September 8th, 2010 06:34 am (UTC)
I wonder if I can still recognise her if her fur grows back completely. LOL! But I'd rather she gets her fur coat back of course. :D I'll update with any reports I get!
.::Perfectly Imperfect::.i_believe on September 8th, 2010 08:53 am (UTC)
I must admit she does look v cool funky in this coat :p Definitely unique ;)

She might get cold if the fur doesn't grow back?
JVdrag0nette on September 9th, 2010 03:40 pm (UTC)
Yeh and winter is coming... :(
.::Perfectly Imperfect::.i_believe on September 14th, 2010 12:51 am (UTC)
Oh no. Praying for her.. hope her fur grows back in time.
JVdrag0nette on September 14th, 2010 11:12 am (UTC)
Someone reported to me that Scruffy's fur has grown back. :) A little uneven but growing back quickly.
.::Perfectly Imperfect::.i_believe on September 15th, 2010 12:58 am (UTC)
Yay! I'm so happy for her. Probably she knows winter's coming :) Don't belittle animals survival instincts ;)