“But they’re so cute and cuddly!”

If the words of the director at a wildlife rehab center do not register, maybe the pictures she posted will.

The images show scratches, cuts and scarred flesh.

The injuries occurred because Emilie Nelson, who runs North Carolina Wildlife Rehab, tried to take care of a squirrel that had been raised as a pet from the time it was a baby.

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5 Responses to “But they’re so cute and cuddly!”

  1. WiscoDave says:

    Jedburgh! Ninja! Cut you!

  2. Walpurgis says:

    There is a reason your momma told you to never play with your food.

  3. czechsix says:

    Squirrels are assholes, end of story.

  4. Russ says:

    My mother-in-law had a friend who lost her arm below the elbow to a “pet” racoon that grew a little too big.

  5. CC says:

    Tree rats.

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