Monday, December 28, 2009

That darn squirrel...

...is just getting too cute for his own good!


This morning while nosing around in the fresh snow, Squirrel Nutkin found a stash of peanuts, sunflower seeds, and dried fruit. He would push his little head around in the snow and come up a few seconds later with a seed and a snowflake face.

Squirrel Nutkin using his head as a snowplow...

...ratcheting up the cuteness ratio...exponentially...
(I love how his little paws form a heart.)

26 comments:

♥Kathy♥ said...

Okay that is really way to cute. LOL looks like he is laughing at you.

Sue said...

Very cute indeed!!

Jain said...

Wonderful photos! Thank you for the morning smile!

Greener Bangalore said...

Great snaps again Kelly! that cute lil fellow is too good...!

Diane said...

Kelly, I have always thought squirrels were too cute! I know they are frustrating because they are determined to eat all the bird food we put out, but the way they hop around from branch to branch, check us out when we are checking them out and that cute little sound they make - I dunno - pretty fascinating!

Wanda said...

They do form a heart! I've never noticed that before...thank you Kelly!

Warren Baker said...

Made me smile Kelly. :-)

Laure Ferlita said...

What a doll! You just have to fall in love with that face!

And I didn't notice the heart hands either! Sweet!

Ginnymo said...

I love watching the squirrels dig in the snow . You do have a cutie there Kelly. Today it's so cold and I feel bad for all the critters. Only two squirrels braved the weather to come down this morning. The wind gusts are bad. I'm not going out!
Happy New Year!

JRandSue said...

Wow,great images Kelly,very cute.
Happy New Year,may great things come your way in 2010.
John.

Rob Ripma said...

Awesome series of photos Kelly!

Betsy from Tennessee said...

The critters really struggle when there's snow everywhere, don't they??? They'd probably do most anything to get something to eat... Cute pictures!!!!
Hugs,
Betsy

Tina said...

What would we do if we didn't have those good ole back yard critters to watch during the winter. Some times I take them for granted :( as I am always looking for that one different animal or bird..but such loyalty they show..always there in the morning to greet and wait quietly until we put out those treats!
Very cute post!!

Chris Petrak said...

I have to admit that I have a love/hate relationship with the squirrels - my seed bill would probably be significantly lower without the squirrels stuffing their cheeks - but they can be cute, and you photos capture that! Thanks for all your kind comments on my blog - happy new year!

Susan said...

The cute little red squirrels are my favourite and we have a few as well...but we also have 5 big black squirrels in our side porch I'd be happy to send to you!! Have a great New Year Kelly!

Montanagirl said...

Cuteness.

Allison said...

OH MY Gosh STOP IT with the cute squirrel pics--I CAN'T TAKE IT! I am supposed to hate the little buggars for destroying my most favorite cardinal feeder!! But I want to pinch this one's little cheeks and play dress up with him!

Cindy said...

He's so cute!! I love his little paws too and they do look like a heart. Very sweet. Great photos.

Vickie said...

Hey,
What a delight to find your artsy banner and to see more of your art. I seem to have squirrels all over the place this year. Frequent visits! Nice images.

oldcrow61 said...

Awwww, he's gorgeous.

Cicero Sings said...

very, very cute! We seem to have lost our squirrel ... nary a sign since late fall.

Like the heart ... he says, you're all heart Kelly for leaving out these goodies for lil' ol' me

Elaine said...

Squirrels are just so much fun to watch. Cute photos.

NW Nature Nut said...

Even when they rob the feeders, its hard to be mad at them! Such a cutie you have there. Your new header is wonderful!

RuthieJ said...

So sweet it makes my teeth hurt!!
Love those whiskers too!

Heather said...

Alright, now you're killing ME with the adorable squirrel photos. Poor little snowy-faced Mr. Nutkin! Guess a squirrel's gotta eat, though - why let a little snow stand in the way of a meal?!

TNGardenGal said...

I love your blog and photographs. I just began photographing birds when I purchased my new camera, Nikon D5000. Thanks for sharing you knowledge and talent. I read a few of your post but have to come back when I have more time.
Gail