Breathtaking Story of An Injured Baby Squirrel Adopted By A Family

Today we are going to share with you a breathtaking story of a baby squirrel adopted and raised by a family based in Finland. Priami, a reddit user has recently shared few pictures of red squirrel that they found injured on the road some six years ago. The squirrel was badly injured and at first they thought it may be dead, but after finding some sign of life they brought it to home.

They squirrel lived with them from 2007 to 2013 as one of their family member. Check out some breathtaking photos of baby squirrel below for the rest of the story.

The baby squirrel was found injured by the side of a road

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“When it seemed like he had recovered, we tried to release him back to the wild but he fell from a tree and hit a rock”

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“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 (pretty much 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 playful ‘fights’ with our hands (you know, 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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“We fed other squirrels all the food we had stored for him before he died”

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