This infant squirrel was carried in the mouth of a Golden Retriever for most of a morning. The owner saw “something” in his mouth, but didn’t check it out for hours. The baby was warm and cozy — and hungry by the time I picked her up. Good Dog. Good Squirrel. It was the second time it had happened in my squirrel rescue experience.I wrapped her in a tissue and I stuck her down my blouse for the ride home. I was a poor substitute for that sweet dog’ mouth, but we made it until she was set up on a heating pad.

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  • Diane Schuster
    Diane Schusterover 5 years ago

    What a wonderful story, I love this image, so sweet! Dee

  • Thanks, Dee.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • nishagandhi
    nishagandhiover 5 years ago

    very cute

  • Thank you very much. A full tummy brings on the z-z-z-zz’s

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • Irene  Burdell
    Irene Burdellover 5 years ago

  • Linda Gregory
    Linda Gregoryover 5 years ago

    Amazing story. My Lab would probably have squished it.

  • It’s amazing how many cats bring them home unpunctured. However, cat breath contains bacteria that’s deadly to sqrlz, so it isn’t always good news.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • DonnaMoore
    DonnaMooreover 5 years ago

    What a wonderful rescue and lovely photo. Our group would be very happy if you could add it to “Sleeping Creatures”.

  • thanks, I didn’t know about the group. I’ll do that.

    – Kay Kempton Raade

  • DonnaMoore
    DonnaMooreover 5 years ago

  • Kay Kempton Raade
    Kay Kempton Raadeover 5 years ago

    Aaaah thanks. I love this group. There are a lot of opportunities

  • Paola Svensson
    Paola Svenssonover 5 years ago

    Ahh… how cute! Congrats to the feature!

  • Susan Vinson
    Susan Vinsonover 5 years ago

    So cute and so tiny! God bless you for rescuing this tiny squirrel and congratulations on your feature! ~:)

  • gabbielizzie
    gabbielizzieover 5 years ago

    awww congradulations on your feature

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