If you love birds and squirrels like I do, then feeding them can be a battle. But what I did discover is by investing in a Squirrel Feeder and placing it away from the bird feeder, you will save on bird food and watch everyone enjoy the stations!
If you have a squirrel lover on your list this year, you can get all kinds of super cool squirrel themed products for just about every room and to wear. There are way more squirrel lovers out there than you may think!
This page has ideas on just how to separate your bird feeders from your squirrel feeders. Don't spend all your spare time trying to come up with ways to keep them away. They are smarter than you think! Peanuts in the shell are one of their favorites.
I like to sit in my kitchen especially in the winter time and watch all my backyard critter friends enjoying their food. By separating feeders, the birds will enjoy and also the squirrels and the chipmunks. I have only a small backyard but I definitely get entertained and they enjoy it!
If you like to feed your backyard critters with homemade goodies, this page has a recipe that squirrels absolutely love. They will eat anything and don't always get the proper nutrition. So if you love your backyard friends then give this recipe a try.
Squirrels enjoy many different foods, including, of course the bird seed selection! They especially enjoy sunflower seeds, and peanuts in the shell. But there are other options as well. Check out this page to see just what to feed your squirrel friends.
Sometimes, even if you separate the feeders, that rogue squirrel will still try it on with your expensive bird seed. There are ways to update your present feeder or new ones you can invest in. Check out this page for options.
I just had to show off my cute chippies! I not only have squirrels visiting but also chipmunks. I love to watch them stuff their cheeks. They hibernate here in Ontario, Canada so I only get to see them for the season.
I have found so many cute pictures I just had to share them here. Many people are able to hand feed squirrels, and although I have a few that come to the door, I haven't quite got to the point of them taking food from my hand but it is getting close!
I mostly talk about feeding and caring about your backyard critters, but having them in your attic is not good. They can chew their way through wood and wiring and cause damage. Here are some humane ways to get them back into their proper environment.
As many different critters feed at your dinner buffet, many will want to move in. By providing not only bird houses for your fine feathered friends, you can also provide squirrel houses. It is so cute to watch mama squirrel with her little ones.
It sometimes happens.. a baby squirrel is abandoned or worse the mama has been killed or simply just doesn't come back. It is always best to work with your local animal shelter, but in the meantime you can help the little one.
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