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Brandon808 posted 8/11/2013 23:54 PM

...didn't make it.

Got home from work Friday and found him in the driveway. Took him the vet clinic as fast as I could. They told me they call squirrels this young "little pinkies". When I called back to check they told me there was nothing they could do for him.

[This message edited by Brandon808 at 11:55 PM, August 11th (Sunday)]

click4it posted 8/11/2013 23:58 PM

thought this was a puppy at first. Nice of you to take a squirrel to the vet...not sure I would have.

purplejacket4 posted 8/11/2013 23:58 PM

Very sad.

DragnHeart posted 8/12/2013 06:22 AM

Awwww. So sorry he didn't make it.

I have raised "fuzzy" rats by hand. They are just past the pinkie stage. Eyes and ears still closed though.

jo2love posted 8/12/2013 07:56 AM

(((little pinkie)))

That was really wonderful and caring of you to bring the little one to the vet. I'm so sorry.

Brandon808 posted 8/12/2013 08:27 AM

Thanks. I just couldn't leave him there. I wasn't surprised he didn't make it since he apparently fell out of a tree, but I was hoping the vet would be able to help.

Tred posted 8/12/2013 08:33 AM

Good on you for trying mate.

nowiknow23 posted 8/12/2013 13:33 PM

jrc1963 posted 8/12/2013 16:50 PM

Poor Pinkie...

Nice to know there are good people in the world tho... Glad you had the heart to try.

Crushed1 posted 8/13/2013 00:07 AM

Poor little thing. It was so kind of you to try and help him.

NoTriangles posted 8/13/2013 03:29 AM

I'm so sorry pinkie didn't make it.

I have a very special place in my heart for squirrels.

I have had two. The first was a grey squirrel who was orphaned during Tropical Storm Fay. He was older than a pinkie but still a a baby. We called him Stormy.

Later, I adopted a southern flying squirrel. They really are amazing creatures.

Thank you for your efforts to save pinkie. What a sweet little babe.

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