I can haz sqrl fudz! And I didn’t know the stuff existed till I checked online, and then drove to my local PetSmart to get a bag.
The addition to what I’ve already been feeding my squirrels is dried corn in the product below. I hope they like it. I’ve also been collecting acorns, which they love.
Until about a week ago my squirrels (there are four) ate stuff I put on the windowsill, but now the peanuts and acorns are disappearing entirely, with no shell fragments left. The squirrels are clearly stashing stuff, but not eating anything but sunflower seeds. Mother has swollen teats, implying a second brood, but I haven’t seen them yet.
The bag states that the main aim of buying this stuff is to keep squirrels away from bird feeders. Well, that may be its main use, but doesn’t anybody just like to feed squirrels?
Today I proffered these fudz to the squirrels, and they seem to like them, though I’m sure they’d prefer walnuts. The sunflower seeds went first, and then they started on the corn. I was surprised to see that they actually remove the coating of the dried corn kernel, eating only the inside. I just took this photo (don’t worry; the red is not squirrel scabies, but the reflection of my shirt: