Family Found An Injured Squirrel And Here Is What They Did To Turn His Life Around

Reddit user Priami recently posted the story of her family finding an injured baby squirrel on the road. They initially thought he was dead, but realized very quickly that he simply had some trouble moving. What they did for him will melt your heart!

A family found this baby squirrel injured on the side of the road.

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“After it appeared the baby had recovered, we tried to release him back into the wild but he fell from a tree and hit a rock.”

“He survived, but we realized that his eye would never heal completely and he wouldn’t survive on his own.”

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“His name was Arttu (the Finnish version of Arthur).”

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“We were very surprised how ‘tame’ he became.”

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“He liked to have play ‘fights’ with our hands (kind of like cats do) and he was smart enough not to bite too hard.”
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“He also liked to take naps in our pockets.”
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“He even recognized us as his ‘family’ and became very wary if there were strangers nearby.”
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