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Baby Squirrel Gets Tiny Purple Cast After Falling Out Of Nest (PHOTO)


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BarbCat
- 904 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A little grey squirrel, dubbed "Violet," who fell from her nest last week has been outfitted with a cast that fits just right. According to the Solent News & Photo Agency, Violet fell to ground when a couple unknowingly trimmed the tree branch that



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BarbCat SunshineLady (1646)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 1:06 pm
If this doesn't make you say: 'awe, how cute!' you're in sad shape!
 

Teresa W. (682)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 1:53 pm
really cute... poor baby!
 

Marlene Dinkins (232)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 1:56 pm
am soooooooooooo happyyyyyyyyy she is saved she is so adorable!!!!! i want to kiss her to much!!!!!! and touch her little hands!!!!!!!!!! she is just little angioletto!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Marlene Dinkins (232)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 2:00 pm
i had posted this baby in everywhere!!!!!!!!!!!
 

Ruth P. (10)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 2:02 pm
Poor little thing!
 

Heather R. (2)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 2:12 pm
Well done to WAF - always the champions of British Wildlife. She's beautiful and in the best possible hands.
 

Regina P. (79)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 2:36 pm
Noted & glad he was found. Thanks Barb
 

Barbara K. (85)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 3:19 pm
Thanks, Sweetie, I'm so glad the little squirrel is being taken care, poor babe.
 

Pat B. (354)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 3:49 pm
So glad that baby Violet was taken care of...she's adorable!!! TY, Barb!!
 

Ra Sc (8)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 4:31 pm
I love squirrels. I am glad this one is getting help.
 

Nimue P. (233)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 4:32 pm
Beautiful! Noted thanks.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1646)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 4:42 pm
I could not resist posting Violet's story. God Bless her little heart! So happy WAF came through for her and thank God the couple spotted her! I'm surprised they have to keep her 16-20 weeks! I thought it would be 6-8 weeks but I'm really happy they're taking their time with her!
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 4:45 pm
an ounce of prevention, be sure when trimming trees that no nests or wild life are in the branches.. be aware not beware but rather be a ware
life has value beyond measure
Peace and Love
 

Linda Clarkson Pressman (80)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 5:03 pm
aaaaawwww so cute and tiny
 

Angela M. (1)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 5:11 pm
So sweet! Glad to see that she is getting good care and will be released soon.
 

Jennifer C. (172)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 5:16 pm
Thanks.
 

Ann L. (34)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 6:09 pm
Thanks for the post. Poor little girl. Very happy she is doing well.
 

Lydia w. (172)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 6:11 pm
It is so cute ! Would be even cuter back in its nest !
I.m glad it was helped , Thanks so much Barbcat !
 

Sue Matheson (70)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 7:13 pm
thanks
 

Sandi C. (242)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 7:28 pm
WHAT A NICE STORY, GET WELL SWEET VIOLET!
 

Leisa Bailey (74)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 7:49 pm
What a sweet angel! I love these feel good pictures :)
 

Dana W. (9)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 7:56 pm
Awww...
 

Mm M. (450)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 8:05 pm
AWWW Barb!!! Thank you for this Special News about Rescues of Wildlife Loved it! Violet Live Long and Prosper!!!!
 

cindy Nelson (8)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 8:35 pm
so cute...Barb, thanks for sharing. :-)
 

Wendy Mason (7)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 9:09 pm
awwwwwww ahh look at it
darling things too adorable x
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 9:22 pm
Oh how adorable!
 

Patricia Thompson (13)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 9:27 pm
Oh Bless she's such a sweet little one. Glad to see they think she'll be fine pretty soon :)
 

Kathy P. (402)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 10:20 pm
Get well soon Violet. She is just the cutest baby. I wish her a quick recovery. Thank you to all that have taken such wonderful care of this precious baby. God Bless You Violet.
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 10:40 pm
Thanks.
 

LMj Sunshine (124)
Sunday March 11, 2012, 11:42 pm
Aaaaww, how adorably precious! thank you for sharing!
 

Wioletta S. (69)
Monday March 12, 2012, 12:50 am
Beautifull and sweet
 

Angelina F. (29)
Monday March 12, 2012, 2:14 am
haha thanks for sharing
 

John Gregoire (255)
Monday March 12, 2012, 5:50 am
Thanks to the rehabbers who do this wonderful work -for free!
 

Donna B. (36)
Monday March 12, 2012, 12:21 pm
Awww. Poor thing. SO precious. Glad she will be ok. I just can't get over that little itty bitty, teeny tiny cast!! Love the color. Thx BarbCat. What a wonder you are, always bringing us these great stories! May The Lord Bless You and have a wonderful day!!
 

Catherine Turley (192)
Monday March 12, 2012, 1:16 pm
be careful. i got bit by one just that size. best to use gloves.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday March 12, 2012, 1:31 pm
Thank you so much Barb, very cute, really precious. I love squirrel very much. Blessings and Love to you.
 

kye j. (41)
Monday March 12, 2012, 1:36 pm
Very cute.Thanks
 

Suzanne L. (152)
Monday March 12, 2012, 3:18 pm
Violet is precious indeed. I'm with John G. - thanks to rehabers. I took an injured squirrel to the Sandy Pines Wildlife Centre some years ago. He had 2 broken legs and was fixed up with purple bandages and recovered well.
 

aj E. (164)
Monday March 12, 2012, 4:22 pm
aaaaaawwe
 

Glamour Girlcat (28)
Monday March 12, 2012, 4:45 pm
I hope they release her where she was found. Maybe her mum will recognize her!
 

Beth M. (244)
Monday March 12, 2012, 4:50 pm
Ah-h. Get better, little one!
 

Vicky P. (463)
Monday March 12, 2012, 7:02 pm
aww, poor baby
 

janet f. (29)
Monday March 12, 2012, 8:03 pm
So cute. Hope she makes a full recovery.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday March 12, 2012, 8:03 pm
noted, thanks BarbCat
 

Cheryl Ulrich (109)
Monday March 12, 2012, 10:27 pm
OMG how precious !! :D
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 12:12 am
so cute - hope okay
 

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 2:12 am
Thanks for sharing and helping the cute little squirrel
 

Lynne Buckley (0)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 2:33 am
Cute. I hope that he continues to recover:-)
 

Heather Chance (3)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 3:31 am
poor squirrel. hope he gets better soon.
 

Carlene V. (203)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 7:01 am
Thanks for sharing this story.
 

Donna Hamilton (136)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 9:42 am
Adorable. Hope the little squirrel makes a full recovery. Thanks for posting.
 

Kailey Klein (11)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 9:44 am
This is both sad and adorable all wrapped up into one. If only all humans treated animals with this type of care.
 

Jason Green (228)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 12:57 pm
lucky little squirrel being so well-taken-care-of
 

Ron Avila (20)
Tuesday March 13, 2012, 8:35 pm
adorable!
 

Ruth S. (307)
Thursday March 15, 2012, 12:25 pm
I agree with BarbCat, you can't help but say Awwww.

I glad the little thing is getting better.
 

Muriel Servaege (45)
Friday March 16, 2012, 10:35 am
Thank you for saving the baby squirrel. But it's now separated from its mum.
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 10:50 am
Majorly cute!
 

Cheryl B. (206)
Sunday March 18, 2012, 5:57 pm
Now this is the AWESOME side of mankind! Thanks BarbCat! :)
 

Dianne D. (458)
Friday March 30, 2012, 10:52 pm
What a sweet thing. So glad that he is getting a second chance.
 
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