"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." ~George Bernard Shaw

"Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time." ~Betty Smith, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

Sunday, June 15, 2008

Do you have a bald squirrel?

We have been feeding our local squirrels for years now and have never seen a bald squirrel until this past month. "Harry" showed up about 2 weeks ago and the last time we went to
the Backyard Bird shop we asked what we could do for the hairless guy. So, they gave us this recipe:

For Squirrels with Mange
  • slice of whole wheat bread
  • butter with flax seed oil put on top
  • spread peanut butter over that
  • sprinkle with brewers yeast
  • roll up into a log and cut into 3-4 pieces
  • kind of squish each piece into a ball
  • serve to your mangy squirrel

"Harry" seems to like this treat and he already looks healthier as his tail no longer is droopy but is curled high ! Thanks Backyard Bird shop!

PS it's been a few days now and he looks much
better...maybe we see hair growing? YAY!

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